Nursing And Rehabilitation

Double homicide at Houston nursing home; victims' roommate arrested

Double homicide at Houston nursing home; victims' roommate arrested

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A double murder occurred late Tuesday night in a Houston nursing home room shared by four men, according to local authorities. Police arrested Guillermo Correa on suspicion of beating two of his roommates to death. The weapon was allegedly Correa's wheelchair armrest. A police spokesman said the 56-year-old likely would be charged with capital murder.

Woman with dementia, comatose nursing home resident shot in possible 'mercy killings'

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Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting deaths of his wife, who had dementia, and his sister, who was in a coma at a nursing home, authorities in Los Angeles announced Wednesday.

Ruling affirms OBRA limits

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A federal court recently ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania long-term care facility, upholding an argument that individuals cannot bring lawsuits under the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act.

Renovating for rehab

Renovating for rehab

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A renovated facility is now in harmony with its surroundings, offering residents tranquility and motivation during their rehabilitation.

I couldn't live without ... Nurse Rosie Vital Signs Monitoring

I couldn't live without ... Nurse Rosie Vital Signs Monitoring

As the director of nursing at the 120-bed Camelot Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Granite Falls, NC, Sarah B. Eckard is happy to be able to pull real-time data, thanks to Nurse Rosie's Vital Signs Monitoring. It began using the system in January of this year.

A credit to the accreditor

A credit to the accreditor

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After more than two decades rising through the ranks at the Joint Commission, Gina Zimmermann's career can partially be ascribed to ethics instilled by her parents.