County Nursing Home
An Ohio county is evaluating whether 20 beds at its nursing home could be dedicated for heroin addicts during their withdrawal, according to local reports.
With county nursing homes hemorrhaging money nationwide, a new report out of New York paints a stark picture of the challenges facing its county facilities, and recommends changes to keep them afloat in an increasingly challenging environment.
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Even if county nursing home workers provide poor care, the county is not liable unless the inadequate care results directly from an official policy or custom, a federal judge has ruled.