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New Mexico Drops to No. 47 On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

New Mexico ranks even closer to the bottom in nursing home care for the third consecutive report card, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. “Nursing home owners and state officials...

Georgia Drops To No. 48 On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

Georgia’s nursing home ranking sank to record depths in this year’s nursing home report card, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home quality. Georgia nursing homes now rank among worst in...

Illinois Drops To No. 49 On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

Illinois’s already dreadful nursing home ranking went from bad to worse as the state’s ranking plunged to its lowest point in report card history, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing eight federal measures to gauge nursing home...

North Carolina Drops to Second Worst in Nursing Home Quality

- Jun 10, 2019

North Carolina’s nursing home ranking continued its downward spiral for the third consecutive report card as the state scored a failing grade for the first time by dropping from No. 35 to No. 50 overall, according to Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home report card by analyzing...

Senior Center Where Rape Reported Installs Jams on Doors, Windows

News 4 JAX - Nov 25, 2018

News 4 JAX --  After a disturbing report of a resident at an assisted living center being sexually assaulted, News4Jax has learned that the facility has installed jams on windows and doors, preventing residents of first-floor rooms from opening them more than a few inches. Vernon Bender is a 78-year-old veteran who lives in one of the rooms, and got so concerned he...
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