In the first lawsuit, filed in August 2005, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois, along with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, the group Equip for Equality, and the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, alleged that four residents of nursing homes
were being needlessly segregated and inappropriately warehoused in violation of federal law.
It's a national disgrace that 20 years after landmark legislation was passed, nursing homes
continue to provide poor care,'' said Trudy Lieberman, director of the Center for Consumer Health Choices and author of the report.
From 2003 to 2005, the number of veterans receiving VA-funded nursing home
care rose about 3.
Medicaid and Medicare patient reimbursement programs make nursing homes
an attractive market for lenders.
Yet, while the progress "did not succeed beyond all imagination" citing pressure ulcers as an area that needs further improvement, "this was an initiative that should be taken seriously, and nursing homes
should give it a try.
A visit to any nursing home
under consideration should be your top priority.
will try to persuade two Lloyd's syndicates and another carrier to write liability coverage for Florida nursing homes
On July 21, 1998 President Clinton announced several additional steps designed to improve the quality of care received by patients in nursing homes
Thus, people with disabilities in Wisconsin have become the most reluctant of shoppers, making their phone calls to nursing homes
, and praying for rejection.
By law, medically eligible Medicaid patients receive unlimited, publicly financed custodial care in nursing homes
of their choice.
While three of four Minnesota residents expressed overall confidence in their local nursing homes
, the poll showed they are confused about who pays for the cost of nursing home
Oregon's Seniors and People with Disabilities Division, long-term care associations and healthcare quality experts are partnering to support nursing homes
in the state that volunteer for a national campaign aimed at accelerating the rate of quality improvement in nursing homes
across the country.