L.A. council approves $25 per hour minimum for SNF aides in private hospitals … Hundreds of residents removed from troubled NJ nursing home … State lawmakers approve study of LTC staffing trends during...
New Jersey student’s dance class gets nursing home residents moving
Jun 17, 2022
A high school student from northern New Jersey is using the power of dance to boost nursing home patients’ spirits.
Early pandemic policies, leadership blamed in lawsuit over COVID death
Jun 10, 2022
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is facing a wrongful death lawsuit over a controversial policy that required nursing homes to admit recently discharged hospital patients who tested positive for COVID-19.
Failure to respond to lawsuit costs nursing home owner $105,000
Jun 09, 2022
The owner of a troubled New Jersey nursing home has been ordered to pay a public relations firm $105,000 after failing to respond to a lawsuit brought by the company for allegedly not paying for services.
Governor wants $211 million boost for better nursing home, other direct care worker wages
May 11, 2022
New Jersey nursing home providers would receive $30 million to boost wages for its workers under a new budget proposal by Gov. Phil Murphy.
NJ suspends admissions at nursing home where 17 bodies were recovered
Feb 16, 2022
Admissions have been suspended at a beleaguered New Jersey nursing home after a series of state inspections that alleged severe resident abuse and understaffing.
NJ lawmakers advance bill to maintain nursing home salaries post-sale
Feb 07, 2022
Buyers of nursing homes would be required to preserve employee wages and benefits at a steady level for up to six months under a proposal that has earned a key legislative approval.
Former operators to pay $6.2 million for outbreak that killed 11 children
Oct 12, 2021
The former operators of a New Jersey facility do not have to admit any wrongdoing after settling a wrongful death lawsuit filed in response to a deadly viral outbreak that killed 11 children.
Put this on repeat: Heroes shine in stormy weather
Sep 08, 2021
Hurricane Ida’s remnants inundated parts of New Jersey with up to 10 inches of rain in violent downpours last Wednesday, but an outpouring of support from the state’s largest private nursing home operator...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Aug. 26
Aug 26, 2021
NJ sees more than 100 active COVID outbreaks in nursing homes … Moderna submits final COVID vaccine data, asks feds for priority review for full authorization … AMA calls for across-the-board vaccine...