Gina D’Angelo has worked for more than 25 years in the geriatric setting in the capacity of product development, operations, and clinical roles both in the local community, as well as regional and corporate levels spanning several states across the United States.
Today we’re going to be talking about an interesting topic that gives rise to some lawsuits, particularly in the long-term care industry. This is when one resident starts attacking or hitting on another resident in a long-term care facility.
Listen in as Pat Iyer and Gina D’Angelo chat about these points
- What factors lead to resident-to -resident altercations in long term care settings?
- When reviewing a prospective resident admission, what needs to be considered before introducing a new resident into the existing resident population?
- Tell me about the adult bully.
- How much does pain, boredom, cognitive impairment, psychiatric disorders and physical debility impact the quality of life in long term care settings?
- What strategies do you offer to reduce the incidence of adult bullying?
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Gina D’Angelo, a registered nurse since 1983, has attained over 25-years of experience in geriatrics serving in product development, operations and clinical roles at the community, regional and corporate levels spanning several states across the USA. In 2009, Gina formed GD Solutions, LLC (GDS) a clinical consulting firm focused on nursing home and senior living consulting and expert witness services. With multiple nursing home and senior living case reviews, Gina has taken this knowledge working as a clinical consultant, correspondence course writer, guest lecturer and expert witness to help clinicians, owners and operators understand areas of risk and exposure.
She has also developed an interdisciplinary team (IDT) comprised of medical, nursing, therapy, wound, social work, MDS and administrative subcontractors when other witnesses are required. Gina received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Wheeling Jesuit University, West Virginia in 1983 and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland in 1994.
She is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NHA), Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) and Resident Assessment Coordinator Certified (RAC-CT). As a compelling presenter, Gina speaks as both a peer and industry consultant on “yardstick” standards of care through education, case study, regulatory review and audience participation in a spirited and inviting atmosphere.