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Illinois nursing homes mix felons, seniors

A man in a wheelchair dies of head injuries so severe that his doctor says ... data shows. Federal reports released in July rated 36 of these 50 homes "much below average" or "below average" for overa... read more

Maryland among worst in nation in investigating nursing home complaints on time, feds say

Maryland lags most of the nation in inspecting high-priority nursing home complaints — a problem past administrations have promised to fix, but that continues to vex state health officials — a federal ... read more

As Rick Scott, nursing home point fingers, death toll climbs to 9

Through the investigation, we need to understand why the facility made the decision to put patients in danger, whether they were adequately staffed ... life blood of most long-term care facilities. Op... read more

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PRIMARY 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: Champaign County Sheriff Republicans

No, an agreement is not necessary. The sheriff's office already does and will continue to honor any federal ... coordination, data conversion and, most importantly, expense. 7. Do you believe that the ... read more


A TROUBLED TRANSITION

Spurred by court decrees and a growing disability-rights movement, most states have closed some or all of their institutions and shifted funding to community-based residences like group homes. But in ... read more

Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings

During his 21 years in nursing, he has witnessed that violence is most likely to erupt when staffing drops below a critical ... “There's a major problem out there. It's not being adequately addressed. ... read more

System of Neglect | Human Costs of an Overburdened System

"My son is not coming back," sobbed Ana Celia Lozano months later, sitting in Guevara's small mobile home as her grandson ... to meet health care needs at a new site when we are facing critical staffi... read more

Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator

They said investigators are examining LifeLine's staffing ... Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a Baltimore home that was closed in 2012. The parent company did not admit wrongdoing, but agreed to a ... read more

Neglect unchecked: Erratic nursing home staffing revealed through new records

ITHACA, N.Y. — Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government, according to new federal ... staffing than before. Also, Medicare did not rate more th... read more

Kansas Nursing Homes Cited For Failings That Can Increase Risk of Infection, Deadly Sepsis

A Kaiser Health News compilation of those warnings to nursing home operators shows eight Kansas nursing homes earned the most serious level of citations. Those health issues matter, says sepsis ... al... read more

Bill aims to overhaul nursing home rules

The most ... of new dollars annually by raising fees from nursing home providers and matching that money with federal Medicaid payments. A significant portion of that money would then be returned to t... read more



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