August 2019 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 2019

McKnight's Long-Term Care News, August 2019, page 28, Feature 1, Laundry

Honest engines

Every day, Garden Spot Village, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Holland, PA, manages about 1,250 pounds of laundry. It’s all done in-house — a dirty job that’s no small feat for a community with 65 personal care and 72 skilled nursing beds.

McKnight's Long-Term Care News, August 2019, page 31, Feature 2, Rehabilitation

Garden-variety therapy

Non-traditional therapy modalities have been practiced in every setting from home to skilled to independent and assisted living for a long time. But as conventional therapy providers attest, these “softer” modals are increasingly playing an important role complementing evidence-based, patient-centered care.

Newline facilities get $50M

State lawmakers have passed a budget with $415.4 million for Medicaid funding to nursing homes – a $50 million increase from last year.

Funding fight continues

Gov. Janet Mills (D) was being criticized for delaying a nursing home funding bill after seven nursing homes in the state closed in the past two years.

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