Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn Due to Nursing Home Neglect: Due to multiple violations of state law as well as a lack of concern for residents’ welfare, seven homes owned by a Louisiana nursing home owner have been cut off from receiving federal health care money. A...
Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores: Having diabetes increases the risk of developing pressure ulcers and may impede the kind of early detection that prevents dangerous bedsores stages. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Investors Profit, Residents Suffer, from Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes

Investors Profit, Residents Suffer, from Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes

Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes Leave Residents Suffering while Investors Profit: Shielded by a complex corporate structure, investment companies can dodge accountability for lapses in care at private nursing homes. There is a correlation between the poor—and...
Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate

Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate

Nursing Home Staffing Issues May Worsen with Federal Vaccine Mandate: Low staffing, a common cause of nursing home neglect, could increase in the wake of mandate enforcement. As announced in a CNN article, on Jan. 13 the U.S. Supreme Court voted to uphold a federal...