Arizona nursing home residents are least up to date on COVID vaccinations … Report by nursing and health professionals union using data and nursing home worker accounts documents dangerous conditions...
Teamwork the solution to COVID’s ‘relentless burden,’ workers say
Jul 27, 2022
Well-coordinated efforts among colleagues was the key to successfully surviving the COVID-19 pandemic for a group nursing home workers who described the first two years of the pandemic as the most stressful...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, May 27
May 27, 2021
Hawaii’s LTC facilities beat mainland trends with 84% staff vaccination rate … Texas governor signs bill that publicizes nursing home and assisted living disease outbreak data… COVID vaccine increases...
Hawaii scores 78% staff vaccination rate, more than double national average
Feb 16, 2021
Hawaii long-term care staffers are more than doubling mainland counterparts in coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new survey.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Feb. 16
Feb 16, 2021
Hawaii’s LTC facilities outpace mainland counterparts in COVID vaccination … CMS: Visitation restrictions must remain; prepare for return of less-collaborative surveys … Antibiotic prescribing in...
Also in the News for Wednesday, Jan. 10
Jan 10, 2018
Pfizer ends its quest to develop Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s drugs … Nearly 70 Wisconsin seniors fear eviction amid Medicaid dispute … Hawaiian program gives family caregivers who...
Better staffing means better care, new nursing home state rankings suggest
Aug 13, 2013
Staffing is a key factor in determining a nursing home’s quality of care, according to new state-by-state analysis from advocacy group Families for Better Care.