When we don’t like what we see or hear, most of us can turn on the raging cave man/cave woman switch awfully fast.
Among other things, COVID-19 has helped confirm what we know about long-term care and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The pandemic has also revealed a few new things about both. Let’s address skilled care first. The past half year has made it obvious that this is a field full of heroes, especially on…
Long-term care may be constantly changing. Still, some issues never seem to vanish. Take uneven survey and enforcement practices. A recent problem? Hardly. In fact, it was one of Sheldon Goldberg’s chief concerns as executive vice president of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
You’d think that after all these years, nursing homes would not still be on what amount to a fiscal starvation diet. Yet here we are.