Oklahoma Nursing Home Residents to be Better Protected

Oklahoma Nursing Home Residents to be Better Protected

Those concerned about the state of care in Oklahoma nursing homes will be relieved to hear that the Oklahoma State Department of Health is searching for new hires to inspect health care facilities. 16 nurses will be hired...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

Death of 98-Year-Old Woman Results in Lawsuit Against Nursing Home

Death of 98-Year-Old Woman Results in Lawsuit Against Nursing Home

Eva Mae Rhodes of West Palm Beach was left out in the sun for an undisclosed amount of time in May 2017 and later died due to heat stroke and extreme dehydration. Now Lakeside Health Center who was providing Rhodes care...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

Private Care Receives Spotlight During British Prime Minter’s Questions

Private Care Receives Spotlight During British Prime Minter’s Questions

The leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn grilled Prime Minister Theresa May about the quality of private care for senior citizens.  Corbyn cross-examined Prime Minister May about the poor quality of private care on May 23 during Prime Minister’s Questions. Corbyn invoked a story about a woman who spent...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

A High-Tech Nursing Home is Improving The Lives of ALS Patients

A High-Tech Nursing Home is Improving The Lives of ALS Patients

The Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea, Massachusetts has made independent living easier for residents with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). The residents in their care are living longer and more fulfilling lives than anyone thought was possible. One...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

Meet Albert, the therapy pig

Meet Albert, the therapy pig

Albert EinSwine is a very popular pig. According to the Altamont Enterprise, he visits 130 nursing homes on a regular basis, and he is always greeted with smiles and people reaching out to get a quick pet in.  Terry Hutchison, Albert’s owner, first...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

New Mexico Ranks as The Worst in The Nation for Serious Nursing Home Deficiencies

New Mexico Ranks as The Worst in The Nation for Serious Nursing Home Deficiencies

If you are looking at nursing homes in New Mexico, take extra care and use additional scrutiny. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the state is not doing too well when it comes to serious deficiencies in nursing homes. In fact, they rank last in...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

What Does Your State Score For Quality of Nursing Home Carey

What Does Your State Score For Quality of Nursing Home Carey

Each year, a scorecard is released covering long-term support and services for older adults and disabled individuals. This scorecard can be an asset to those who want to know the ranking of their state as well as neighboring states. There are overall rankings as well as specific rankings relating to aspects...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 22, 2018

Unanimous: Missouri Bill to Require Mandatory Reporting in Nursing Homes Passes

Unanimous: Missouri Bill to Require Mandatory Reporting in Nursing Homes Passes

On Friday, the Missouri General Assembly decided to add a mandatory reporting requirement for nursing homes and other comparable facilities. The bill, which has passed unanimously in a regular session of the Assembly, changes the state law related to reporting suspected abuse or neglect of long-term care facilities’ residents...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 22, 2018

How a two-star Harlem nursing and rehabilitation center became a real star

How a two-star Harlem nursing and rehabilitation center became a real star

The Harlem Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation came under new management in 2012, and they began the process of taking the falling-apart and failing facility that no one wanted to end up in and turning it into one that...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 22, 2018

Central Texas is Facing a Shortage of Nurses in Their Nursing Homes

Central Texas is Facing a Shortage of Nurses in Their Nursing Homes

Nursing homes in the area are in what they describe as a crisis situation due to the shortage of skilled staff.   The Texas Health Care Association released a recent report stating that the turnover rate in...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 21, 2018

Residential Homes: A Different Experience

Residential Homes: A Different Experience

An assisted living facility in Lynden, Washington has shown us that not all nursing homes have to be the same. This cozy residential home has only six residents, and they all love being there. It is a locally operated...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 21, 2018

Are The Health Risks of Animals in Nursing Homes Being Addressed?

Are The Health Risks of Animals in Nursing Homes Being Addressed?

Animals can make a significant difference in the lives of nursing home residents. They can offer companionship and add needed novelty to the day. Therapeutic animals often visit nursing homes, and in some cases, they may even reside there themselves.   The question is,...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 21, 2018

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