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Residents have refused meds, tried to flee secure unit since talking to surveyor, nursing home charges

Residents have refused meds, tried to flee secure unit since talking to surveyor, nursing home charges

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An Ohio nursing home has been trying to care for residents who became defiant after speaking with a state inspector, according to legal charges reported Monday by Courthouse News Service.

Scrutiny of skilled nursing facilities intensifies with Nursing Home Compare overhaul

Scrutiny of skilled nursing facilities intensifies with Nursing Home Compare overhaul

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The government's Nursing Home Compare website now includes more information about surveyor inspection findings and antipsychotic medication usage, officials announced Tuesday.

Iowa department redirects funds intended for nursing inspectors

Iowa department redirects funds intended for nursing inspectors

Iowa's Department of Inspections and Appeals, which lobbied for funds to restore 10 nursing home inspectors, has said it will use an awarded $650,000 elsewhere.