Although the individual states are invited to set their own more rigorous standards, Kentucky has not done so. Nelson is only the latest in a series of state lawmakers unsuccessfully to propose minimum staffing standards for Kentucky’s nursing homes. … [Read more...] about Kentucky lawmakers want a hearing on nursing home staffing. Why it might not happen.
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RNs, LPNs and CNAs at Safire Southtowns spend 140 minutes per day with each resident compared to the state average of 226 minutes and national average of 234 minutes. The gap is even wider when looking at the time spent with each resident by registered nurses at Safire Southtowns. At 17 minutes a day, it is far less than the state and national averages of 42 and 41 minutes. … [Read more...] about Residents suffer as only 8% of N.Y. nursing homes comply with proposed staffing law
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History hereSkyline took over operation of nine Pennsylvania nursing homes — including the Lancaster Care & Rehabilitation Center — early last year from Texas-based Golden Living, which used to run them and still owns the facilities. Skyline also operates an assisted-living facility and a personal-care home in the state. … [Read more...] about Operator of Lancaster nursing home couldn’t make payroll for facilities in Kansas & Nebraska
The Globe, along with USA Today, recently conducted an investigation that showed 60 VA nursing homes garnered only one out of five stars when rated for quality last year by the department’s internal system, according to documents attained by the newspapers. The investigation also showed that patients in more than two-in-three VA nursing homes were more likely to develop serious bedsores and to suffer pain than patients in privately owned facilities. … [Read more...] about House to Investigate VA Nursing Homes