Carrie Burns named development director at Nazareth Home
Sep 12, 2022
Carrie Burns has been hired as director of development at Nazareth Home, where she will lead the organization as it further develops its foundation.
New states’ PACE services may keep more out of nursing homes
Aug 24, 2022
New entries in the world of PACE care for the elderly have elicited congratulations from nursing home representatives — and a reminder to state leaders about the important role skilled care facilities...
More workers coming to SNFs thanks to $40 billion in COVID care funding
Jul 14, 2022
A federal investment of more than $40 billion to strengthen and expand the workforce includes money to hire more workers for skilled nursing, assisted living and other healthcare facilities.
After 55 years, the Guys have it: Kentucky SNF surprises couple with wedding ceremony, celebration
Apr 14, 2022
A Kentucky nursing home resident and her husband finally got the wedding of their dreams more than 55 years after they first recited their vows.
Fast-acting staff reduced death toll at nursing homes struck by tornadoes
Dec 14, 2021
The quick thinking by a 57-year-old licensed practical nurse and her co-workers at an Arkansas nursing home during a deadly tornado Friday night likely saved the lives of dozens of residents, leaders said.
Unvaccinated residents had triple rate of COVID in Kentucky nursing home’s March outbreak: CDC
Apr 22, 2021
Vaccinated nursing home residents and staff members appeared to have a distinct advantage during a recent COVID-19 outbreak, agency investigators found.
COVID cases rise in 15 states; variant fuels outbreak in Kentucky nursing home
Mar 22, 2021
The average U.S. case rate is falling, but almost a third of states have seen an increase, and one Kentucky facility’s outbreak shows how new COVID-19 variants and vaccination play a role in continued...
COVID-19 variant fuels outbreak among nursing home residents, vaccinated or not
Mar 19, 2021
A previously unidentified variant of COVID-19 has infected both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents of a Kentucky nursing home, making clear that providers must remain vigilant about exposure even after...
CMS approves contactless tracking in Kentucky nursing homes
Mar 18, 2021
The agency has approved a $6.7 million proposal by Trilogy Health Services for a smart-entry screening platform to be implemented across 285 Kentucky Medicare-certified nursing homes.
Coronavirus reinfections in Kentucky nursing home worse second time around, officials say
Feb 26, 2021
Five residents of a skilled nursing facility tested positive twice for SARS-CoV-2 in separate outbreaks three months apart, before vaccines were available. The disease course was more severe in the second...