Sepsis should be a rare event in nursing home settings. Read more
It was determined by CMS that any facility that receives Medicare and Medicaid may no longer enter into binding arbitration agreements. Read more
Hopefully, long-term care facilities will be proactive and withdraw their arbitration agreements. Read more
A False Claims Act (FCA) suit against bankrupt nursing home provider Vanguard Healthcare LLC was filed in Tennessee federal court. Read more
The Associated Press has reported that nursing home evictions are up by an alarming 57 percent since 2000. Read more
Assisted living facilities are required to have policies and procedures that address specific matters. Read more
In the past 10 years in Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has taken measures to close only four nursing homes. Read more
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about half of all patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities suffer from some form of dementia or cognitive impairment. Read more
Many residents in nursing homes lack the ability to ambulate. Many nursing homes have changed their names to indicate that they are “rehabilitative facilities,” and one of the primary forms... Read more
One of the most unsettling thoughts with respect to placing our loved ones in a nursing home is the concern that someone might purposefully cause them physical harm. Most states have promulg... Read more
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