He exclaimed, "Schlegels again!" and as if to complete chaos, Dolly said, "Oh no, the matron of the nursing home has written instead of her."
Forwarded through the matron of that nursing home. Now, the question is--"
She got twice or three times into the nursing home. Presumably she is awaiting developments."
should also consider the relationship between different levels of care on campus.
These numbers, the most recent available, might seem statistically small when measured against the fact that nationwide there are roughly 1.5 million persons age 65 or older in nursing homes
and another 800,000 in assisted living facilities, according to the American Health Care Association.
Federal legislation adopted during the previous 40 years has equipped our government with the means to tackle many of the problems facing nursing homes
. The National Health Service Corps (NHSC), for example, could recruit skilled nurses and nursing assistants in areas with staffing shortages to help ease that situation today.
One-hundred and fifty-one long term care facilities have received "AAA" status on a list of the nation's top-performing nursing homes
, according to the list's creator, CareScout.
in most states cope with inadequate Medicaid reimbursement and the threat of worse, but California lawmakers have joined the intergovernmental transfer (IGT) parade--with something extra: an ambitious plan to link the increased funding to improved quality of care.
In a case of "Not Welcome Here," the American Association of Retired Persons in Illinois is up in arms over the fact that recent parolees are sometimes placed in nursing homes
, side by side with vulnerable elderly residents.
(4,5) The residents of nursing homes
usually have significant levels of debilitation, often arising from numerous chronic conditions.
More than 500 nursing homes
nationwide have repeatedly been cited within the past five years for life-endangering violations, according to a recent study by Gannett News Service.
In 1991, the Center for Health Systems Research and Analysis at the University of Wisconsin--Madison developed its first set of quality indicators (QIs) to highlight areas of concern in nursing homes
that could indicate potential quality problems needing further review and investigation.