We allow small dogs and cats in our CCRC. What are the legal ramifications for our parent company and pet owners? Residents like to pet the animals and on occasion, could get bit or otherwise injured.
Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate have unveiled legislation aimed at quashing the practice of compelling arbitration against a consumer’s wishes.
A California-based skilled nursing landlord said it suspected that Texas’ largest operator would not be able to come out of bankruptcy and was therefore actively looking for another tenant.
The Ensign Group announced in late February that Chief Operating Officer Barry Port will step into the role of CEO, effective May 30. Meanwhile, current chief Christopher Christensen has been appointed executive chairman of the Mission Viejo, CA, company. He will focus on growth opportunities.
There are multiple factors that are impacting facility rates this year, and it can be quite confusing.
The Patient-Driven Payment Model is the biggest overhaul of nursing home reimbursement in at least a generation, but it is only a temporary fix, cautioned an expert at the recent National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care’s spring meeting.
Using tablet-based informed consent is convenient, eliminates the risk of lost paperwork and often can help expedite care. However, healthcare experts still believe that older adults prefer a paper-based consent process.