Disaster Preparedness in Nursing Homes: Some Thoughts

Today we have a guest post from Kitty Holman on the subject of Nursing Home Disaster Preparedness.  Enjoy!        Disaster Preparedness in Nursing Homes: Some Thoughts Ever since Hurricane Katrina hit, nursing homes and care facilities have been working t...

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Wall of Shame: Missing Nursing Home Resident is Found in Freezer!

Can you believe this?! From:  SFGATE “California investigators are trying to determine how a 94-year-old woman ended up in a freezer at an upscale retirement home. The Los Angeles Times said Saturday that the California Department of Social Services is ...

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Scope & Severity – How Nursing Homes are Really Graded

Believe it or not, 90%+ of the staff members working in a nursing home have no idea of how the facility is assigned deficiencies (usually called tags or F-tags) or what the letter grade it receives actually means.  I am going to give you a quick and easy lo...

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