New bills would provide nursing homes with funding for sprinkler systems

Share this article:
A new federal bill would help fund the installation of sprinkler systems. The Nursing Home Fire Safety Act of 2009 (H.R. 1642) was introduced late last week. In this version of the bill, introduced by Rep. John Larson (D-CT), lawmakers would make available $450 million in direct loans and $100 million in assistance grants over the next five fiscal years for retrofitting and installation of sprinkler systems in all nursing homes.
http://www.larson.house.gov/
Share this article:

More in Products

Stents safe for stroke prevention, study says

Placing a stent to keep a neck artery open is as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of strokes, according to results from a European trial.

Honeywell Introduces remote patient monitor

Honeywell Introduces remote patient monitor

Honeywell has launched the HomMed Genesis DM™ v4.15, a new version of the remote patient monitor with new peripheral devices.

NKF launches interactive nutrition portal

NKF launches interactive nutrition portal

The National Kidney Foundation has debuted My Food Coach, an interactive nutrition panel meant to allow people to easily manage nutritional requirements.