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The University of Rochester published a study finding that nursing home residents who received “ultrahigh intensity” rehabilitation increased by 65% from October 2012 to April 2016, some even in their ... read more

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Bloomberg takes a closer look at these cash-strapped facilities and the questionable decisions made about patients’ rehab. Bloomberg: Nursing Homes Are Pushing the Dying Into Pricey Rehab • In good ne... read more

Rehab services need to refocus

The study has been causing a stir of conversation in the rehab community. The study states that nursing homes, particularly for-profit facilities, may be pushing dying residents into unnecessary and p... read more

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Schenectady nursing home makes improvements in challenging environment

the company that runs a Schenectady nursing home has made a series of changes and upgrades. Additionally, in his first year on the job, the administrator of the Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation a... read more


Nursing home beds in short supply in the Upper Valley

Problems with moving patients out of hospitals create obstacles to moving patients into them ... the fact that the region has lost several nursing homes in recent years. Just last year, Brookside Heal... read more

Sick, dying and raped in America's nursing homes

The third time a resident of a Texas nursing home was raped by a nurse, the assailant ejaculated in the victim's mouth and on her breasts. When he left, desperate to hold on to whatever evidence she c... read more

Editorial issues a call to action for end-of-life care of older adults in nursing homes

"Their report on dying in America presents us with an opportunity to have a national conversation about how we can better care for the many individuals who will die in nursing homes. Unless we use thi... read more

Refuge Cay shows signs of regeneration again

With funding from Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), the UWI team designed and implemented a rehabilitation ... Refuge Cay home, as do many species of fish for whom it provides a sheltered nur... read more

Long-Term Care: Glossary of Terms

You've heard of nursing homes ... getting out into neighborhoods and getting lost. Staff members are specially trained to offer 24-hour care and daily assistance on units designed to appeal to these r... read more

Future Looks Bright For Home Healthcare Companies

Institutionalizing people is very expensive ... others into home health care. A network of companies sprouted providing medical and personal support services to patients at home. Services eligible for ... read more

New Medicaid feature to reduce future nursing home enrollees

The idea ran into opposition from nursing homes, suspicion of for-profit insurance companies, territorial battles and – after Wolf’s administration began pushing for it in 2015 – delays in scrounging ... read more

Preventing Hospital Delirium

My family and I watched my mother suddenly descend into delirium during her hospital ... That includes additional rehabilitation services, home health and caregiver care, and nursing home care. That’s ... read more



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