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...
Pennsylvania Nursing Home Reforms Discussed by Senate Democrats at Policy Meeting

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Reforms Discussed by Senate Democrats at Policy Meeting

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Reforms Discussed by Senate Democrats: On November 5, members of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee hosted a virtual public hearing on Pennsylvania nursing home reforms, according to senatormuth.com. Senator Katie Muth (D-...
New Jersey Aims to Boost Quality of Care by Limiting Nursing Home Profits

New Jersey Aims to Boost Quality of Care by Limiting Nursing Home Profits

New Jersey limits nursing home profits to boost quality of care; New York and Massachusetts are also implementing accountability measures. New Jersey is one of three states to set requirements on how nursing homes spend the payments they receive from government...
Mandate Gets Vaccine Results in Philadelphia Nursing Homes

Mandate Gets Vaccine Results in Philadelphia Nursing Homes

Mandate Gets Vaccine Results in Philadelphia Nursing Homes: The vaccine mandate for Philadelphia healthcare workers has succeeded in prompting 46 of the city’s 47 nursing homes to ensure the full vaccination of all non-exempted staff workers, says a Nov. 6...
Philadelphia Poised to Begin Enforcing Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate

Philadelphia Poised to Begin Enforcing Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate

Philadelphia to Begin Enforcing Nursing Home Vaccine Mandate: With the deadline come and gone for employees to be vaccinated, Philadelphia will begin enforcing the vaccine mandate for nursing home workers, says a Philadelphia Inquirer article. The Philadelphia...
Plummeting Nursing Home Occupancy Rates Raise Quality of Care Questions

Plummeting Nursing Home Occupancy Rates Raise Quality of Care Questions

Plummeting Nursing Home Occupancy Rates Raise Quality of Care Questions The pandemic sent the median occupancy rate in American nursing homes plummeting, and with no return to pre-pandemic rates in sight, experts fear resident care will suffer, says an AARP article....