Tag Archives: Assisted

All aboard Study Beauty taken ill and assisted by Salish Air

Three people were rescued from the 33-foot recreational cabin cruiser Study Beauty in Sawmill Bay, in the Valdez Arm, Alaska, Thursday, after the captain alerted Coast Guard that the passengers were nauseated and going in and out of consciousness and … Continue reading

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Accessibility Standards in Assisted Living Facilities

Long-Term Care Regulatory Provider Letter – PL 18-05 Policy Update Re;  Life Safety Code for Assisted Living Facility Senate Bill 1049, 85th Legislature, 2017 added §247.0264 to Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 247. This code affirms the role of the … Continue reading

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American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living Announce Quality Improvement Goals for Nursing Providers

The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) issued quality improvement goals for skilled nursing providers in long term and post-acute care. The goals, aligned with the priorities of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and federal mandates, were identified to … Continue reading

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State Supreme Court Reverses State Appellate Court in Assisted Living Case with Multiple Expert Reports

The Texas Supreme Court has held that a plaintiff satisfied the requirements of the state’s Medical Liability Act. The plaintiff offered multiple expert reports in a case alleging that an assisted living facility and other medical providers chose not to … Continue reading

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Practical tips for choosing an assisted living facility or nursing home

Last August, the largest assisted living complex in California was sued for poor care of its senior residents. The lawsuit alleged poor worker training, elderly abuse and mistreatment. Residents of the facility claimed they were left unattended, with little access … Continue reading

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