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The next steps in flu prevention

October 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The first and most important step is to get vaccinated. 

Bill aims for hospice workers to destroy unused, unneeded opioids

October 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A spokesperson for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the Democrats who pushed for this provision to be included in the ...

Rep. Sean Duffy introduces mandatory CNA training lockout to improve SNFs

October 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The CNA training lockout currently impacts more than half of all Skilled Nursing Facilities in Wisconsin, while in some states that number is much higher.

New rules set for dialysis in nursing homes

August 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Revisions to the State Operations Manual were released to state survey agencies by David Wright, the director of the Quality, Safety and Oversight Group at CMS, and are effective immediately with no further changes.

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. 

Change in federal guidelines may lower ratings despite level of care

July 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The government is focused on staffing, no longer allowing facilities to report their own staffing levels. The measurements are now based on payroll reports.

Exceptions made for hospice with regards to Tennessee's new opioid measures

July 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Requirements aimed at curbing Tennessee's opioid epidemic are among more than 150 new laws that kicked in Sunday.

Senator calls for open VA nursing home ratings

June 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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U.S. Senator Doug Jones Tuesday filed an amendment that would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report on or before November 11 to the U.S. Congress on the ratings given to VA-run nursing homes.

Despite new law, many Florida nursing homes lack backup power plan

June 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Only 48 nursing homes and 91 ALFs have reported they have installed equipment and had state site inspections as required by new law this hurricane season.

Oklahoma looks to hire nurses as health care inspectors

May 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Hospitals, surgical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies and other medical providers have to undergo regular inspections if they want to receive payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

Recent deaths cause authorities to halt admissions for Miami-Dade assisted living center

April 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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After two recent deaths, Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration has issued an emergency moratorium forbidding any new admissions at the Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility in south Miami-Dade County.

Updated fall prevention guidelines recommended

April 24, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In an effort to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities in the elderly, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued new recommendations to prevent falls and fractures in older adults.

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