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Also in the News for Friday, June 18

Britain will require nursing home workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 … ALFs experienced similar COVID mortality rates among residents as nursing homes: study … Ohio increases visits at nursing homes, other long-term care facilities … Having strong purpose in life shown to reduce loneliness, engage in more protective efforts during pandemic: study

Long-term care should use more tech-based learning collaboratives: experts

Technology-based learning collaboratives are an underutilized resource within long-term care and may be a great tool to help the field develop a pandemic preparation plan for the future. That’s according to experts at a session on tech innovations in crisis management during the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies 2021 Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit, which took place online recently.

LTC use expected to double: report

The long-term care industry is expected to get an influx of nursing home residents and other seniors within the next four decades, according to a new analysis from MedicareGuide.

Also in the News for Thursday, June 17

Controversial New York order caused more COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents … San Francisco will require nursing home workers to be fully vaccinated … Judge approves $15M settlement in infamous Hacienda nursing home pregnancy … Wisconsin lawmakers advance plans to increase funding for long-term care

Also in the News for Wednesday, June 16

California SNF operator accused of paying kickbacks to physicians … Florida nursing homes report 20% spike in COVID cases … SNFs test sustainability of telehealth post-COVID … Medicaid expansion enrollment tops 100K in Oklahoma

Also in the News for Tuesday, June 15

OIG: California didn’t ensure nursing homes reported neglect, abuse incidents timely … Michigan nursing homes could see more new patients from new no-fault auto insurance rule … Florida switches from daily to weekly COVID reports for long-term care, other industries
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