Employees were promised raises if they stayed through a sale. Here’s what happened when the deal collapsed
Jessica R. Towhey
Oct 31, 2023
Often, when a deal to sell a healthcare facility collapses at the 11th hour, employees pay the price. In Illinois this month, the employees are getting paid extra.
Also in the News for Wednesday, Oct. 19
Oct 19, 2022
White House COVID czar sounds new alarm for seniors to get boosted … County nursing home seeks 33% increase in local property tax rate — first in 20 years — to stay operational … Traveling nurse...
Also in the News for Monday, Oct. 3
Oct 03, 2022
Two county-run nursing homes may come under control of Baptist Homes … LeadingAge starts relief fund for Hurricane Ian victims … State puts out urgent call for nursing home ombudsmen after losing more...
Also in the News for Thursday, Aug. 25
Aug 25, 2022
Oregon asks for $40 million to alleviate state’s hospital crisis by beefing up long-term care … Dozens of patients safely evacuated from flooded Mississippi nursing home (video) … County borrows...
Design: A true community effort at Rockingham County
Apr 08, 2018
When the agents of government come together for a cause, the results can impress, as Rockingham County demonstrates
Public nursing home head resigns after failing to report death investigation
Mar 09, 2018
The director for New York’s Cattaraugus County nursing homes has resigned, following his failure to notify county officials of a state death investigation.
County nursing home weighs heroin addict plan
Jul 22, 2014
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.
County nursing home woes reach critical stage in New York, report shows
Aug 21, 2013
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...
There’s no place like the county nursing home
May 16, 2013
Whether you are an employee, resident, citizen or member of another group, you can learn from the lessons I’ve learned while exhaustively investigating a story about running and saving county nursing...
County not liable for lax workers: judge
May 01, 2013
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.