Illinois Citizens for Better Care is a group dedicated to Improving the quality of life of Illinois long-term care residents. They recently published the below are their website.
In the 75 weeks between the indictment and the start of the trial, and during the eight-week jury trial, the criminal cases against former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives have largely played out in public.
On October 14, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report entitled “Consumer Product Safety Commission: Challenges and Options for Responding to New and Emerging Risks.”
As an advocate for nursing home residents, one of my greatest frustrations has been the lack of oversight for self reported staffing levels.
A reader contacted us and wanted to know if she needed an attorney. The insurance company assigned her a nurse case manager to her claim.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in a 67-page report publicly released today entitled, “USDA Needs to Strengthen Its Approach to Protecting Human Health from Pathogens in Poultry Products,” GAO suggests that USDA take four specific actions.
The time has come for the Portland City Council to approve the use of body video cameras on all Portland Police officers.
A recent article on MedicineNet.com talks about a study performed by the Columbia School of Nursing shows infection rates at nursing homes are “on the rise,and that trend will continue until better hygiene practices are put in place.”
When an elderly person is injured in a nursing home, his or her chances of survival can become slim. If the nursing facility is understaffed or lacks resources, an elderly person may be unable to ever properly heal from his or her injuries.
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