Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Prevention and Treatment Needed for UTIs in Nursing Homes: Although often preventable, urinary tract infections are among the more common nursing home infections for Pennsylvania long-term care residents. According to an article by Patient Safety, the Pennsylvania...
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...
Nursing Home Residents Suffer as Overly Strict Covid Restrictions Persist

Nursing Home Residents Suffer as Overly Strict Covid Restrictions Persist

Nursing Home Residents Suffer as Overly Strict Covid Restrictions Persist: Social distancing and limited visitation amount to continued isolation for lonely and infirm residents. Despite a significantly lower risk for transmitting COVID-19 following the vaccination of...
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...