A California judge has ordered nursing home physicians to stop making end-of-life decisions and administering psychiatric drugs to residents deemed mentally incompetent.
Nursing home workers who are injured on the job are twice as likely to be fired within six months, according to new research.
Medicare patients who received hospice care in a nursing home setting were less likely to be visited by professional staff in the last two days of life, according to a new study.
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Collectively, this universal mistrust has created a less-than-ideal atmosphere. More troubling still is the sticking power this challenge is likely to have.”
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