‘Unwitting’ senior living and care providers swept up in $114 million fake nursing degree scheme
Jan 30, 2023
Skilled nursing facilities, an assisted living community and home health providers were among many businesses across the country duped into hiring more than 7,600 nurses with fake credentials, according...
Also in the News for Friday, Jan. 20
Jan 20, 2023
Latest AHCA report projects skilled nursing labor recovery stalled until 2027… Report: Amid lackluster COVID vaccination rates, few citations and fewer fines … CMS may restart transfers from one of...
Also in the News for Thursday, Jan. 12
Jan 12, 2023
Feds extend COVID-19 Public Health Emergency another 90 days … New online index ranks states on direct care workforce policy supports … Rural Maine nursing home applies for new license amid ongoing...
White House offering varied supports to help LTC protect older adults from COVID
Jan 05, 2023
As the country enters its fourth year dealing with COVID-19, the federal government is offering its assistance on testing access, vaccines and guidance on antiviral treatments, says White House COVID-19...
Burnout epidemic sparks plan to boost HC worker well-being
Dec 05, 2022
Creating a culture of well-being and providing mental healthcare for nursing home staff is a powerful tool for not only helping residents but attracting and retaining employees, a National Academy report...
Working smarter, not longer: Overcoming staff vacancies by improving operational efficiency
Nov 22, 2022
Is pay pain reaching its peak after another year of impressive wage growth?
Nov 11, 2022
After a two-year stretch in which nursing homes’ largest employee group made salary gains approaching 20%, relief for cash-strapped providers may be in sight, even if far on the horizon.
How to do it … Rebuild a tattered SNF workforce
Nov 11, 2022
Skilled nursing facilities are facing some of the biggest challenges in their history as they struggle to recruit, rebuild and fortify their challenged workforces.
Nursing shortage is affecting patient care, nurses charge in poll
Nov 11, 2022
The nursing shortage is taking a toll on patients, according to respondents in a recent poll by nurse staffing platform Connectrn.
Provider slams home run with World Series tickets for employees
Nov 02, 2022
Six people hit home runs during the Philadelphia Phillies’ 7-0 win over Houston in Game 3 of the World Series. One of them was a nursing home CEO.