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State suspends license, accuses SNF staff of cover-up as facility's post-Irma death toll rises to 10

State suspends license, accuses SNF staff of cover-up as facility's post-Irma death toll rises to 10

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Florida officials on Wednesday suspended the license of a nursing home where residents died following Hurricane Irma, claiming staff made late entries to residents' records in an attempt to alter the image of what really happened.

Chat up your in-house counsel

Chat up your in-house counsel

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Sessions at the LeadingAge Institute covered the need to have documentation and delegation to reduce nursing liability, and another reflected an in-house counsel's perspective on hot legal topics.

GF Health Products signs support surfaces licensing deal with Simmons

GF Health Products was recently awarded an exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture Simmons therapeutic support surfaces, the firm announced. The agreement covers powered air and foam healthcare mattresses and memory, standard foam and gel/foam overlays.

LTC facilities no longer have to pay licensing fees to show movies

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are once again exempt from paying movie-licensing fees, thanks to an agreement with the Motion Picture Licensing Corporation.