Transferring Residents

Lawsuit: Dangerous lift transfers preceded woman's deadly fall at nursing home

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The family of a woman who died after falling while being transferred with a lift is suing her former nursing home for nearly $2.5 million.

Safe resident handling programs reduce employee injuries, costs in LTC facilities

Long-term care facilities with safe resident handling training programs have significantly lower rates of caregiver injuries than facilities without such programs, new research finds. Facilities with safe resident handling programs are also more attractive to potential employees, according to the vendor-backed study.