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Rating methods worlds apart

Users who rate nursing homes on social media often use more service-oriented criteria than government officials do, say academic researchers who stacked facilities’ Yelp reviews against Nursing Home Compare rankings. The study, the second by a team of gerontologists in California, examined 264 reviews of 51 nursing homes and tracked “code” phrases to see how…

Coroner opens probe in nursing home death

A coroner’s inquiry has been opened following the death of an 85-year-old resident of a southeast suburban St. Louis nursing home. The woman was reportedly discovered deceased early on March 12, strapped to a wheelchair at the bottom of a flight of stairs

Report slams nursing home sex abuse probes

A television station’s investigative team asserted Monday that nursing home sexual abuse incidents in Texas are not thoroughly investigated, and that state officials may not be doing enough to protect victims.

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