July 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: July 01, 2018

Avoiding injuries

Operators are using new techniques and tools to preserve skin integrity, but there’s still no substitute for training, assessments and dedicated staff

SNF wins appeal and has its $1 million fine cut by 97.4%

An administrative law judge slashed a $1 million fine against Philadelphia’s Springs at the Watermark by $974,000 in June, declaring that the nursing home took appropriate preventive measures within three days of a patient’s escape. News of the successful appeal came just days after an update of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Nursing…

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