Former SNF operator out $300,000 after failing to provide sign language services
Oct 19, 2021
A former operator of 38 skilled nursing facilities accused of not supplying sign language interpretation for a deaf resident will shell out more than a quarter of a billion dollars to settle the allegations.
Fired nursing home workers to split $100K sexual harassment settlement
Aug 07, 2019
The owner of an Arkansas nursing home has agreed to pay $100,000 to former employees whose sexual harassment and wrongful termination allegations were taken up by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity...
Also in the News for Wednesday, April 18
Apr 18, 2018
Nursing home destroyed by chemical plant explosion reborn in new setting … Food worker suing county for sexual harassment and retaliation in the nursing home kitchen … Skilled nursing-heavy...
Making the case: It’s been a wild year
James M. Berklan
Dec 17, 2014
As the sands of the year race to their finish, there is one certainty about the long-term care news in 2014: It’s been wild and trying.
Long-term care and therapy: It’s complicated
Sep 09, 2014
There is an option in Facebook to mark your relationship status as, “It’s complicated.” This is a great way to sum up everything, without getting too personal. Even though posting your...
Is this really the best way to get a raise?
Mar 17, 2014
I can say with a straight face that I’m not a complete stranger to the battle over decent living wages.