As our population ages, Doctors Hospital of Manteca has enhanced the care for seniors. The Senior Care Unit is designed to address the needs of our senior patients. The unit provides comprehensive care that is specifically designed to address
the needs of the elderly. The unit features a senior-friendly environment focused on safety and management of geriatric syndromes.
NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders)
Improving patient outcomes
Doctors Hospital of Manteca meets the unique challenge of caring for our elderly by maintaining our NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation. NICHE is the leading nurse driven program designed to help hospitals improve the care of older adults. At Doctors Hospital of Manteca our hospital staff is more knowledgeable and qualified in the care of older adult patients and as a result we achieve higher staff, patient, and family satisfaction.
What the NICHE Program means
Our participation in the NICHE program means our Elder Care Program includes:
Protocols in place for our specialty units
Medication dosages and prescriptions appropriate for our elderly patients
Processes implemented for transitional care
A safe, comfortable and functional environment in our facility
Evaluations performed annually on all NICHE requirements
Read more about NICHE and the commitment required for our designation.
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