Long Term Care Facilities

New law brings tougher eldercare background screening — for employees AND owners

New law brings tougher eldercare background screening — for employees AND owners

A new law in Georgia signed by Gov. Nathan Deal (R) on May 7 will provide additional safeguards against elder abuse at long-term care facilities.

Alarming trend in LTC: Overtime up 60% in 3 Years

Alarming trend in LTC: Overtime up 60% in 3 Years

A study of 2017 activity indicates that overtime in New England long-term care facilities has increased 60% in the last three years.

Feds offer more support for workers' background checks

Feds offer more support for workers' background checks

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A federal agency is again offering to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to employee background checks for long-term care providers. All direct-care employees could potentially be affected.