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Non-profit nursing homes offer advantages

Non-profit nursing homes offer advantages

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Knowing the right questions to ask and the right characteristics to look for are vital for potential residents and family to making a better and more informed choice. Potential customers, however, may not consider whether a facility is for-profit or non-profit

Nonprofit providers bear burden of more frequent compliance audits, survey finds

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Nonprofit healthcare providers are disproportionately targeted by outside compliance audits when compared to their for-profit counterparts, a new report asserts.

New bills would provide nursing homes with funding for disaster relief and sprinkler systems

One new federal bill would expand the scope of disaster relief to include for-profit nursing homes, while another would help fund the installation of sprinkler systems.

Assisted living DONs receive pay bump in 2008, CNA turnover rates hold steady

Directors of nursing at assisted living facilities saw a slight pay increase in the last year. Their national average salaries rose to $60,000 in 2008 from $59,627 in 2007, according to the eleventh annual 2008-2009 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report.

Initial results of five-star ratings: Nonprofit nursing homes deliver better care, analysis shows

Initial results of five-star ratings: Nonprofit nursing homes deliver better care, analysis shows

Nonprofit nursing homes provide a higher quality of care than for-profit facilities, according to an analysis by USA Today of the first ratings of nursing homes by the government's five-star rating system.

Bettering nursing care is goal of $2.3 million grant

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one of the nation's largest healthcare foundations, plans to award $2.3 million in grants for research to improve the quality of nursing care in America.

Lawmakers want quick approval for nursing home TV conversion coupons

Fifteen U.S. senators are urging the agency in charge of the nation's digital TV transition to fast-track a rule that would help nursing home residents and others who live in care homes to obtain converter boxes. The seniors were left out of an original government coupon mailing because they do not have home addresses, according to a statement from one of the lawmakers.