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Many lenders warn against providers adding different populations.

Spreading too thin?

Lenders encourage facility operators to think twice before pursing alternative models of care; ‘jack-of-all-trades’ a challenging label to embrace

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Verify payroll totals for rankings: letter

Federal regulators need to collect nursing home staffing data directly from payroll systems rather than from providers themselves, members of the Congressional Seniors Task Force said in a recent letter to a top healthcare official.

Also in the news for Sept. 26, 2014 …

New tool for managing dementia-related behaviors … UCLA paper emphasizes need to educate family members on risks of ‘turning’ fractures in nursing home residents … 80% of healthy seniors with memory lapses develop dementia within a 12 years

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