NPR reported on what hospitals can and do tell patients looking for information on long term care alternatives.
The Ottawa Citizen reported the shortage of nursing staff is affecting the quality of care in Canada’s nursing homes.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in Palmetto v NLRB that registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at a nursing home in South Carolina were not supervisors and could therefore lawfully unionize.
On November 7, 2016 a federal judge in Mississippi granted a request to temporarily enjoin CMS from implementing a federal rule, scheduled to take effect November 28, 2016, banning the use of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements by federally-funded skilled nursing facilities (Rule).
WFAA reported the horrific case of attempted sexual assault of a resident at Modern Senior Living Nursing Home.