A Massachusetts jury has awarded $14 million to the family of a nursing home resident who died due to a pressure ulcer, dehydration and other conditions linked to negligent care, according to local news reports.
As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission evaluate site-neutral payments, a new brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explores the debate and proposals.
Life experiences with intellectual stimulation may have more impact than demographic influences on cognitive abilities in older adults, researchers find.
Empowering nursing assistants and family members of nursing home residents in decision-making results improved service, a new study finds.
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