Warehoused children in nursing homes, rampant ALF resident abuse and neglect, TB outbreaks…what’s going on in Florida?
Nursing home companies continue riding wave of profits. Market analyst calls nursing homes and health care REITS an “insatiable” investment opportunity. Meanwhile, residents suffer.
Looking for the right nursing home can often be a daunting task. Families for Better Care offers helpful tips to take some of the anxiety out of the process.
It seems the frequency of missing nursing home residents is on the rise as near daily news reports beckon the public’s help in finding lost residents. But we offer some advocacy strategies to help keep your loved one safer in a nursing home.
A recent Bloomberg report shows nursing home care so frightening that resident self-inflicts injury just to escape brutality. In the meantime, owners soak in profits. This shouldn’t be happening in America.
Watch out for binding arbitration contracts in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
Recent federal data show California nursing homes improved in some quality indicators, but the providers’ enthusiasm is misguided as countless residents continue to suffer in far too many facilities.
The T100 bedrail system may endager residents.
According to Nursing Home Compare, “Immediate Jeopardy” deficiencies (these are the worst kind, e.g., residents neglected to death, sexual assaults) are outpacing “Actual Harm” citations (e.g., pressure sores) by a 2:1 margin.
Claims by assisted living providers that tighter regulations would potentially cripple the ALF market are a gross over-exaggeration.