Knowing the right questions to ask and the right characteristics to look for are vital for potential residents and family to making a better and more informed choice. Potential customers, however, may...
Nonprofit providers bear burden of more frequent compliance audits, survey finds
Aug 13, 2012
Nonprofit healthcare providers are disproportionately targeted by outside compliance audits when compared to their for-profit counterparts, a new report asserts.
New bills would provide nursing homes with funding for disaster relief and sprinkler systems
Mar 25, 2009
One new federal bill would expand the scope of disaster relief to include for-profit nursing homes, while another would help fund the installation of sprinkler systems.
Assisted living DONs receive pay bump in 2008, CNA turnover rates hold steady
Jan 30, 2009
Directors of nursing at assisted living facilities saw a slight pay increase in the last year. Their national average salaries rose to $60,000 in 2008 from $59,627 in 2007, according to the eleventh annual...
Initial results of five-star ratings: Nonprofit nursing homes deliver better care, analysis shows
Dec 19, 2008
Nonprofit nursing homes provide a higher quality of care than for-profit facilities, according to an analysis by USA Today of the first ratings of nursing homes by the government’s five-star rating...
Bettering nursing care is goal of $2.3 million grant
Sep 08, 2008
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, one of the nation’s largest healthcare foundations, plans to award $2.3 million in grants for research to improve the quality of nursing care in America.
Lawmakers want quick approval for nursing home TV conversion coupons
Jun 11, 2008
Fifteen U.S. senators are urging the agency in charge of the nation’s digital TV transition to fast-track a rule that would help nursing home residents and others who live in care homes to obtain...