Skilled nursing care centers continue to see increased numbers of individuals who are in need of special care. Some of these specific conditions are lifelong, while others may be temporary conditions. Many facilities are developing specific care wings, such as Alzheimer's units and cardiac wings. Though not all of the possible conditions are listed on this page, AHCA has many important resources on a variety of specific needs.
It is important to note that many additional resources are available for purchase in the AHCA/NCAL online bookstore.
- Diabetes Management (AMDA): AHCA Bookstore. The AMDA Clinical Guideline on diabetes management is reviewed annually.
- Diabetes Clinical Guidelines: The American Geriatrics Society online resource to assist healthcare proviiders in managing Type 2 diabetes in older adults.
Dementia and Alzheimer's
Emotional and Behavior Patterns
- Incontinence Management: The Borun Center training module with an overview, data entry form, and four-step learning process about incontinence management in elders.
- Urinary Incontinence: AHCA Bookstore. AMDA clinical guideline for care providers on how to manage and even eliminate incontinence.