Articles Posted in Nursing Home Chains

Minimal Fines Little Incentive for Facilities to Improve Patient Care
Jonathan Rosenfeld

It is a reasonable assumption for many people that nursing homes caught in the act of neglecting patient needs, disregarding safety standards and limiting their staff to levels deemed inadequate that fines and sanctions would be a deterrent from future abuses. This would be logical if the fines themselves had teeth and enforcement was both…

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Listing of the Best Nursing Homes Released. Is Your Facility on It??
Jonathan Rosenfeld

Maybe I should blame David Letterman who ingrained the ‘top 10 list’ into our minds on a daily basis? It seems everywhere we turn there’s a listing of the best or worst– restaurants, hotels, microwaves, airlines– and of course nursing homes. While these lists may be incredibly convenient and even useful in making decisions about…

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More Disabled Persons Can Now Get the Nursing Care They Need
Jonathan Rosenfeld

For many disabled people, Medicare did not cover their skilled nursing expenses due to the type of condition they had and their ability to improve. Until recently, Medicare did not cover medical expenses related to ongoing care needed just to maintain their condition, not improve it. It took a landmark lawsuit case and a strong,…

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New Nursing Home App Provides More Access to Data From Facilities
Jonathan Rosenfeld

I was really excited to learn about a new web tool for families seeking information about a particular nursing home. Created by ProPublica, Nursing Home Inspect, is essentially a searchable database of information collected from nursing home inspection data. The free, user-friendly database allows families to access information from nursing home surveys much easier than…

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Family Resources to Assist With the Aging Process— and Beyond
Jonathan Rosenfeld

No one ever said that getting old was easy– for the person— or their family.  As we age, our physical and psychological needs change dramatically. Understanding these changes and providing for these needs is imperative for every person to live life to its fullest. Even with the best care, the certainty of life’s end is…

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