Inspection

OSHA contacts about 1,000 nursing homes as possible inspection targets

OSHA contacts about 1,000 nursing homes as possible inspection targets

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently sent letters to about 1,000 nursing homes with high worker injury and illness rates in 2011, warning that they may be subject to inspections.

The search for a senior care facility

The search for a senior care facility

Choosing a senior care facility for a loved one is a highly stressful and difficult process. Whether the decision is one of immediate need or plans are being made ahead of time, the enormity of the task is daunting

The star treatment is here to stay

The star treatment is here to stay

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has just rolled out its latest version of Nursing Home Compare. If your facility garnered five stars, you probably love it. If you received one star, you surely hate it.

Appeals court rules that nursing homes can be sued for private civil rights violations

A federal law related to the oversight and inspection of nursing homes creates a legal pathway for private civil rights lawsuits to be filed against nursing homes in cases of alleged wrongful death, a federal appeals court recently decided.