New Jersey Takes Control of Problematic Nursing Home after DOH Raises Concern for Residents’ Lives

New Jersey Takes Control of Problematic Nursing Home after DOH Raises Concern for Residents’ Lives

New Jersey Takes Control of Nursing Home with DOH Concerned for Residents’ Lives: Prior to the stepping in of the state, the Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center in Andover, named one of New Jersey’s 15 worst-performing nursing homes for failing to prevent nursing...
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...
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...
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...