Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government for years, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequate.
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, one of the largest non-profit senior care providers, on Tuesday announced a vote to approve a merger with Sanford Health, a not-for-profit health system.
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...
U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler is recommending that James Burkhart be sentenced to 151 months in prison for his role in running more than two dozen fraud schemes and kickback arrangements that prosecutors say reaped nearly $20 million.
If passed, a local Council bill in Washington, D.C., would ban the 12 assisted living communities in the nation’s capital from accepting residents who have been diagnosed with dementia or need hospice care.