Budget proposal offers big money for nursing homes, elder care in Ohio … Louisiana legislators consider weakening brand new nursing home disaster plan rule … Small and rural providers continue to lag...
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Feb 28, 2023
Mandate “will only make our labor crisis worse”: Parkinson op-ed … Judge denies bid to reopen Hollywood Hills manslaughter case after issuing full acquittal of nursing home administrator … Iowa...
Feds: Nursing home owner pilfered $4M, skimped on Ida evacuation site
Jessica R. Towhey
Jan 17, 2023
Federal officials Thursday accused a former Louisiana nursing home owner of funneling money from his facilities to use on a personal spending spree, rather than preparing an emergency evacuation site as...
Hurricane evacuation plaintiffs settle for $12M — and chance to sue nursing home operator again
Aug 26, 2022
Aggrieved residents and families involved in botched evacuations around Hurricane Ida last year have reached a tentative settlement of $12 million to $15 million with embattled nursing home owner Bob Dean...
Death toll rises as nursing home operator faces 7 closures, legal scrutiny over hurricane evacuation
Sep 07, 2021
Seven nursing home residents have now died after being shipped to a warehouse in advance of Hurricane Ida, and Louisiana officials have ordered the temporary closure of the seven nursing homes where they...
At least 4 nursing home residents dead after riding out hurricane in warehouse; 800-plus on the move...
Sep 03, 2021
Hundreds of Louisiana nursing home residents have been evacuated for the second time in a week, after state officials discovered four individuals moved to a warehouse in advance of Hurricane Ida later...
New Orleans style: Louisiana facility uses second-line parade to celebrate recovered COVID-19 patients
May 21, 2020
A Louisiana skilled nursing facility celebrated its residents who successfully recovered from COVID-19 the way only a New Orleans-area facility could — with a second-line parade.
Louisiana, Missouri leaders wrestle with ‘granny cam’ laws
Jun 04, 2018
In-room nursing home cameras could soon be operating in a sixth state, thanks to the signature of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D).
Louisiana lawmakers want to shift money from nursing homes to home health
Mar 27, 2018
A group of Louisiana legislators wants to change the way the state provides care for its elderly and disabled residents by shifting funding and other support away from nursing homes and toward in-home...
Louisiana notifying 16K nursing home residents they could be forced out in funding fight
Mar 19, 2018
About 60,000 elderly or disabled Medicaid recipients in Louisiana are being told they should expect to lose their benefits in July, and advocates say more than a quarter of them could be forced out of...