HCR ManorCare has sued Trinity Health after analysis suggested an association between a large hepatitis C outbreak and podiatry and blood draw services that the skilled nursing company contracted with Trinity for, according to local reports.
The number of American nursing home residents 65 and older decreased by 20% within 10 years, the Census Bureau reported Monday. From 2000 to 2010, the number fell from 1.6 million to 1.3 million.
A Texas nursing and rehabilitation facility will pay a $30,000 settlement related to charges that it denied drug test accommodations for a CNA applicant with a kidney disorder, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Friday.
A man allegedly shot and killed his wife in a Texas nursing home before killing himself Thursday morning, police reported.
High incontinence rates among nursing home residents create emotional and financial burdens, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Wednesday.
More than half of nursing home residents die or cannot walk within six months of sustaining a hip fracture, according to recently published findings from the from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. More than a third of residents who suffered a hip fracture died within six months, the investigators found.
BCA Architects received approval from the city council and planning commission of San José, CA, to create an assisted living facility. Construction on the $25 million project is scheduled to begin this fall and to be completed by fall 2015.