Goal-oriented rehab better for repairing older patients, researchers say
Jul 31, 2019
A focus on personally relevant goals during therapy helps patients in skilled nursing facilities recover more function than those in standard therapy.
Double homicide at Houston nursing home; victims’ roommate arrested
Apr 24, 2014
A double murder occurred late Tuesday night in a Houston nursing home room shared by four men, according to local authorities. Police arrested Guillermo Correa on suspicion of beating two of his roommates...
Woman with dementia, comatose nursing home resident shot in possible ‘mercy killings’
Dec 12, 2013
Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting deaths of his wife, who had dementia, and his sister, who was in a coma at a nursing home, authorities in Los Angeles announced Wednesday.
Ruling affirms OBRA limits
Dec 01, 2013
A federal court recently ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania long-term care facility, upholding an argument that individuals cannot bring lawsuits under the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act.
Renovating for rehab
Sep 01, 2013
A renovated facility is now in harmony with its surroundings, offering residents tranquility and motivation during their rehabilitation.
I couldn’t live without … Nurse Rosie Vital Signs Monitoring
Aug 01, 2013
As the director of nursing at the 120-bed Camelot Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Granite Falls, NC, Sarah B. Eckard is happy to be able to pull real-time data, thanks to Nurse Rosie’s...
A credit to the accreditor
Jul 01, 2013
After more than two decades rising through the ranks at the Joint Commission, Gina Zimmermann’s career can partially be ascribed to ethics instilled by her parents.