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Most nursing homes are not adequately staffed, new federal data says

ITHACA, N.Y. — Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families th... read more

Nampa nursing home under scrutiny for harming residents

The new administrator, Michael Borup, told inspectors in July that “he knew the facility had some ‘serious problems’ but had not ... nursing home “always” has been adequately staffed. At least once, H... read more

Part 3: California falls short in disclosing nursing-home ownership

The advocacy group won its lawsuit, but the fight was not remotely over. Today, McGinnis’ group is back in court with a new ... s nursing homes. That number was higher for California, with 12 percent ... read more

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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

Several federal reports have been critical of the way states, including Maryland, respond to nursing home complaints. (John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun) John Fritze Contact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun Mar... read more

ELDERLY SUFFER ABUSE & WORSE Staff shortages lead to neglect

Staffing levels at the city's 176 nursing homes are 19% below the national average, a News analysis of state Health Department data shows ... Nurse's aides in New York are not subjected to mandatory c... read more

As Gov. 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 ... lifeblood of most long-term care facilities. Ope... read more

Mistreatment at Nampa nursing home began years ago, families say

and he says ... of daily nursing care a patient gets in adequately staffed nursing homes, according to UCSF nursing professor Charlene Harrington 2.4 hours The amount Holly Lane patients were getting ... read more

Wahkiakum County's only nursing home forced to close with little notice

Medicaid is a state and federal program that will pay most nursing home costs for people with ... negative impact on our finances because we were not allowed to accept new residents, but we still had ... 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

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

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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