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Long-Time Nursing Home Antagonist Calls for ‘New Solution’

Elizabeth Newman - Jun 10, 2019

While a resident advocacy group and nursing home industry lobbyists may disagree on most subjects, a new report indicates that they might find common ground in one area: staffing. Families for Better Care has long been a thorn in the long-term care industry’s side, having frequently accused certain states of providing poor nursing home care. But the organization is now calling for a...

Hawaii Grabs Nursing Home Report Card's Top Spot

- Jun 10, 2019

Hawaii is America’s highest rated nursing home state, 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. Hawaii scored superior grades in six of eight measures for the second time and scored...

Texas Ranked Last On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

For the third straight report card, nursing home quality in Texas continues to be the worst in the nation, 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. Texas nursing home care continues to be an utter...

Delaware Ranked No. 2 on Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

Delaware is now America's second highest rated nursing home state, 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. Delaware’s nursing home ranking was buoyed by scoring superior grades in half of...

Strong Staffing Boosts Alaska To No. 3 On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

- Jun 10, 2019

Alaska resumed its dominance as one of America’s best nursing home states, climbing 13 spots to No. 3, 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. Ranked as the top state in five of eight...
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