Nursing Home SWAT Team Descends on Deficient New Jersey Veterans Home

Nursing Home SWAT Team Descends on Deficient New Jersey Veterans Home

Nursing Home SWAT Team Descends on Veterans Home: Following an inspection that revealed residents of a New Jersey veterans home were in “immediate jeopardy,” a team of “mission-critical” long-term care professionals was sent by the Gov. Phil Murphy administration to...
Impending Phase 3 CMS Guidance to Target Nursing Home Infection Control, Abuse Allegations, and Inappropriate Antipsychotic Use

Impending Phase 3 CMS Guidance to Target Nursing Home Infection Control, Abuse Allegations, and Inappropriate Antipsychotic Use

Phase 3 CMS Guidance to Target Nursing Home Infection Control, Abuse Allegations, and Inappropriate Antipsychotic Use: The forthcoming CMS guidance will also address nursing home arbitration agreements, involuntary discharges, and the implementation of quality and...
CMS Requires Additional Measures to Prevent Covid Nursing Home Infections from Under-vaccinated Staff

CMS Requires Additional Measures to Prevent Covid Nursing Home Infections from Under-vaccinated Staff

Additional CMS Requirements to Prevent COVID Infections from Under-Vaccinated Nursing Home Staff: According to Provider Magazine, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has compiled lists of additional precautions beyond the CDC’s Interim IPC...
DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response

DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response

DOH Commissioner Defends NJ Nursing Home COVID Response: Amid ongoing claims that the state’s efforts fell short in combatting the COVID crisis in New Jersey’s long-term care facilities, Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli defended the state’s response to the...
CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home

CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home

CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home: By referencing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services webpage for Special Focus Facilities (SFF) and candidates, prospective nursing home residents and their loved ones can...