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Families Have Options For Reviewing Nursing Home Care

Online Reviews Provide Easy-to-Read Critiques of Nursing Home Care but Families Must Research and Visit Facilities Prior to Choosing a Facility On any given day, hundreds of Illinois families are helping choose support for their loved ones from the nearly … Continue reading

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Bill Would Declare Official CNA to Patient Ratios in New Jersey Nursing Homes

A major proposition has passed the New Jersey Assembly Human Services Committee and will soon be handed to the New Jersey House for a vote. The bill would specify the ratio of certified nursing assistants (CNAs) to patients in New … Continue reading

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New York Times Article: Choosing A Nursing Home? Check The YELP App!

If you are choosing a nursing home, a May 11, 2018 article by Paula Span in the New York Times suggests an interesting addition to your arsenal of information: the Yelp app. The article is No Luck Finding the Right Nursing … Continue reading

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Nursing home citations climb by 22%

More nursing homes are being cited for serious violations as inspectors face increasing pressure to crack down on dangerous conditions, a USA TODAY analysis shows. From 2000 through 2006, the number of citations for putting patients in “immediate jeopardy” increased… … Continue reading

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Citing Lack of Resources, Nursing Homes Fail to Treat Opioid Addiction

A recent report by StatNews shows that many nursing homes across the country are refusing to admit elderly Americans with opioid addictions, and failing to effectively treat those with addiction already placed in their care. According to the newspaper, elderly … Continue reading

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