Staffing Levels

No proven connection between long-term care staffing levels and quality of care, researchers say

No proven connection between long-term care staffing levels and quality of care, researchers say

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Despite some high-profile reports, nursing home staffing levels have not been definitively linked to better care, according to a recently published analysis of research on the topic.

Care tied to resident satisfaction in report

Care tied to resident satisfaction in report

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Nursing home residents are more satisfied when the level of care in their facility is higher, according to a new analysis of Massachusetts facilities.

15% of nursing homes receive infection deficiencies every year, study shows

As many as 15% of U.S. nursing homes are issued citations for deficient infection control practices per year, a new study asserts.