As we recently reported, a former nursing director recently sued Napa's Piner's Nursing Home. Her allegation is that efforts to have an alleged sex offender removed from the payroll fueled her own termination.
I am a new charge nurse. My DON wants me to calculate the prevalence of pressure ulcers. Is there an easy way to do this?
How can we make sure we don't have registered sex offenders working or volunteering for us? What if they lie to us about it?
Our facility has been doing more screening for new employees to protect our residents and current staff. We were thinking about checking potential employees to be sure they are not on a sex offender website. Do other facilities check or prescreen their staff this way?
A small group of Iowa lawmakers say the state needs a nursing home that serves registered elderly sex offenders.
Iowa governor Terry Branstad (R) will ask the state legislature to require notification when sex offenders move into long-term care facilities, he said Monday.
Aging prison populations are straining state budgets as lawmakers struggle to arrive at solutions to the growing problem.