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Troubled Buffalo nursing home to close, state says

November 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.

Challenges in skilled nursing facilities: a conversation

October 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Greystone's Frank Small discusses with Multi-Housing News the impact of the forthcoming Patient-Driven Payment Model on operators and sheds light on other pressing issues in the field.

Nursing homes residents, staff face tough decision with hurricane

September 14, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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At Trinity Grove, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, residents will be riding out Hurricane Florence — despite widespread evacuations triggered by the Category 3 storm, which could potentially deliver a historic blow to the...

Nursing home employees allegedly scam resident out of $600k

September 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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She trusted the workers at her nursing home to help her, but her Public Guardian says some just helped themselves to her money.

Short-term care finds role fuzzy with regards to skilled nursing facilities

August 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The shifting tectonic plates in the skilled nursing landscape include a focus on value and a new payment system that puts the focus on medically complex patients and specialties. 

Accountable care organizations save money at cost of skilled nursing

August 29, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model netted Medicare about $62 million in net savings in its first year of operations — and cutting spending in skilled nursing facilities was a key driver for the decrease.

Four Connecticut nursing homes fined

August 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state Department of Public Health has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year.

Nursing home admissions halted after resident's injury, lack of treatment

August 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The patient fractured her knees while falling out of bed in front of a nurse assistant, then complained of "intense pain," state records show. 

More secret data revealed: VA nursing home residents found to have more bed sores than private residents

June 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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An analysis of internal documents shows residents at more than two-thirds of Department of Veterans Affairs nursing homes last year were more likely to have serious bedsores, as well as suffer serious pain, than their counterparts in private nursing homes...

In-house emergency staff providing all kinds of value to skilled nursing provider

June 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Call9, which is based in Brooklyn, N.Y., and embeds paramedics on-site at skilled nursing facilities, partnered with the Archdiocese of New York’s long-term care arm, ArchCare, to bring the emergency services to two of ArchCare’s nursing homes. 

California senior care home lacked generator in emergency, attorney states

June 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Oakmont Senior Living, which operated Villa Capri, revealed the absence of a generator in pretrial discovery responses, said San Francisco attorney Kathryn Stebner.

North Carolina lawmaker pushes for legislation to protect seniors in assisted living facilities

May 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A state legislator told Channel 9 Tuesday there are loopholes in North Carolina that let assisted living facilities take advantage of seniors by hiking prices or even kicking them out.

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