The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls

The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls

The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls: As most nursing home falls are preventable through proper precaution and supervision, it is not a stretch to understand how insufficient staffing at Pennsylvania and New Jersey nursing homes can result in nursing...
Pandemic Restrictions to Be Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Residents at NJ Nursing Homes

Pandemic Restrictions to Be Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Residents at NJ Nursing Homes

Pandemic Restrictions Relaxed for Fully Vaccinated Nursing Home Residents: With an eye to supporting residents’ physical, mental, and emotional health, a new DOH directive signals a return to normal. The continued decline of new COVID cases and hospitalizations and...
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...
Deficiencies in Care Spark a Package of Bills to Improve Conditions at State-run veterans Homes

Deficiencies in Care Spark a Package of Bills to Improve Conditions at State-run veterans Homes

Deficiencies in Care Spark a Package of Bills to Improve Conditions at State-run veterans Homes An assembly panel on June 14 approved a package of bills meant to address ongoing problems within New Jersey’s three veterans nursing homes, says a NJ.com article. Issues...
PA Releases Details on Nursing Home Investigations

PA Releases Details on Nursing Home Investigations

PA Releases Details on Nursing Home Investigations: Following hundreds of investigations into Pennsylvania nursing homes this past October as a result of complaints of deficient care, understaffing, and policy flaws, the state released details of the inspections, says...