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  • Who is Enrolled in the GENESIS Program?

  • The GENESIS Program
    (Geriatric-friendly Environment through Nursing Evaluation and Specific Interventions for Successful healing)

    A patient is enrolled in the GENESIS program if he or she presents any of the following:

    • Problems getting to sleep
    • Does not feel rested after sleep
    • Routinely takes a sleeping pill at home
    • Dehydration
    • Poor appetite or recent weight loss
    • Requires assistance with daily activities such as dressing or transferring from bed to chair
    • At risk for falls
    • At risk for pressure sores
    • Sensory impairment (visual or hearing loss)
    • Uncontrolled or severe pain

    For more information about the GENESIS program, please call Martha Watson, RN, geriatric clinical nurse specialist, at 401-793-3162.