Tag: immediate jeopardy

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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Managing Hypersexuality in the Nursing Home – Where to Begin?

Today, we’ll talk about hypersexuality of the nursing home resident when there is no 2 –party consent for sexual advances, and what to do to manage this behavior. In the nursing home industry, you’ll run across it sooner or later.  A little male residen...

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Lesson Learned: Cousin Fred May be a Thief!

One thing I try to do is to learn from my mistakes.  So, I’ll share some of my mistakes in this section called Lessons Learned so hopefully you can learn from them, too.  The lesson we’ll talk about today is about family members coming to take yo...

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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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