Winter storm forced evacuations at 33 long-term care facilities
by KHOU 11 Houston on February 24, 2021 at 4:06 pm
A total of 106 nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Greater Houston reported an “emergency event” to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
AARP NY Calls on Governor Cuomo to Add Five-Point Nursing Home Reform Plan to NYS Budget Proposal
by Morningstar on February 17, 2021 at 5:56 pm
AARP New York today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to include in his 2021-22 State Budget proposal a Five-Point Nursing Home Reform Plan to require minimum hours of direct care and increased staffing levels in nursing homes,
Discharge redesign: Training program translates to staff buy-in, lower rehospitalization rates
by McKnight's Long-Term Care News Online on February 17, 2021 at 3:16 pm
A program shown to improve resident discharge in nursing homes and cut readmissions works best when it is implemented gradually, according to a new study.
‘A Very Different Type of Patient’: SNF Stakeholders Predict Recalibration of Home Health Diversions
by homehealthcarenews.com/ on February 16, 2021 at 3:29 pm
A growing number of stakeholders in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) world believe the recent spike in hospital discharges to home health care services
The nurses we need: COVID or not, staffing is a real problem at nursing homes throughout New York
by New York Daily News on February 15, 2021 at 2:48 pm
When state Attorney General Tish James issued a report late last month on the COVID death toll in New York’s nursing homes, she drew a seriously consequential conclusion, finding that facilities with higher resident death rates were closely correlated to those that were understaffed.