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Disgruntled family member arrested after confronting nursing home employee, threatening to bring gun to facility

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Police have arrested a Connecticut man for confronting a nursing home employee off the grounds and threatening to bring a gun to the facility.

Genesis looks to restructure

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Genesis HealthCare CEO George Hager said the battered nursing home chain hoped to save $54 million per year with new leases — once landlords Welltower Inc. and Sabra Health Care REIT sold their Genesis holdings.

Genesis expects to save $54 million after restructuring, but future unclear

Genesis expects to save $54 million after restructuring, but future unclear

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Genesis HealthCare hopes to return to form after restructuring some of its leases, according to an investor conference call last week, but the company said in a government filing that bankruptcy is not off the table.

Genesis sued in resident sex assault case

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The family of a resident who authorities say was sexually assaulted at her Rhode Island facility is suing Genesis Healthcare on the grounds it could have done more to prevent the crime.

Genesis to operate new $21 million skilled center

A 90-bed skilled nursing facility is planned for the Sanford campus of Southern Maine Health Care, according to local reports.

Genesis HealthCare offers NADONA membership to all DONs

Genesis HealthCare announced it will provide membership to the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC) to all its directors of nursing in each of its more than 500 skilled nursing centers.

Genesis closes Skilled Healthcare purchase

Genesis HealthCare completed the acquisition of Skilled Healthcare Group on Monday. The combined company will have a new NYSE ticker symbol (GEN) and operate under the name Genesis Healthcare Inc.

Nov.  6 webcast has keys to stabilizing staff turnover

Nov. 6 webcast has keys to stabilizing staff turnover

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Attendees at the Nov. 6 McKnight's webinar will learn how to adopt employee-centric practices that will improve staff satisfaction and retention. Takeaways will be proven practices and practical advice that will help providers achieve the Quality Initiative goal of reducing nursing staff turnover 15%. Irene Fleshner, RN, MHA, FACHE, Senior Vice President for Strategic Nursing Initiatives for Genesis HealthCare, will be the featured presenter.

Genesis nursing home agrees to $75,000 settlement over charges of discriminating against a deaf worker

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A New Jersey nursing home has agreed to a $75,000 settlement to resolve charges that it discriminated against a potential employee because of his deafness, federal authorities announced Monday.

Some unsolicited advice to Genesis: Good luck with the new 'owners'

Some unsolicited advice to Genesis: Good luck with the new 'owners'

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This week's blockbuster deal has private equity-backed Genesis HealthCare combining with Skilled Healthcare Group.In some ways, these sorts of marriages seem all but inevitable. After all, in the outcomes-based post-acute world that's emerging, size and scale are the flavors du jour.

AHRQ to host webinar on fall prevention

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will host a webinar on fall prevention in long-term care facilities on Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Genesis nursing home illegally reneged on job offer to deaf applicant, government charges

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Managers at a New Jersey nursing home owned by Genesis HealthCare withdrew a job offer to a qualified applicant because he is deaf, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is charging in a lawsuit announced Wednesday.

Embracing agency nurses

Embracing agency nurses

Healthcare staffing firms fill a need for administrators, and allow long-term care nurses a chance to travel or pursue their dream job.

Nurse shoots nursing home resident, herself in apparent murder-suicide

Nurse shoots nursing home resident, herself in apparent murder-suicide

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Authorities were searching for a motive Tuesday after a licensed practical nurse at a long-term care facility in Pennsylvania apparently shot and killed a resident and then turned the gun on herself.

Genesis HealthCare, HHS reach settlement over treatment of deaf residents

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Genesis HealthCare will enhance care for deaf individuals, including providing interpreters, as part of a recent settlement agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

7,000 Pennsylvania nursing home workers negotiating new contracts

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A 150-person negotiating committee representing nearly 7,000 Pennsylvania nursing home workers met on Tuesday with representatives of major operators such as Golden Living, Genesis HealthCare, Reliant Senior Care, Guardian Elder Care and Extendicare to begin working out new union contracts.

Golden Living and Genesis facilities take top quality awards

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Two nursing homes in Wisconsin and Rhode Island have taken top honors in a national quality awards competition.

Savings abound when LTC administrators and pharmacists work together, experts stress

Savings abound when LTC administrators and pharmacists work together, experts stress

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As providers struggle to operate on increasingly thin margins, close collaboration between nursing home administrators and consultant pharmacists is becoming more important, industry experts said Tuesday.

Gun-toting clown robs nursing home

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Two West Virginia nursing home nurses are safe after being held up at gunpoint by a man dressed as a clown.