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Monthly Archives: August 2020

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‘I Want to Be With Her.’ When Covid Closed Nursing Homes, One Husband Moved In

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By | Photographs by Andrea Bruce for The Wall Street Journal Aug. 21, 2020 11:47 am ET When nursing homes began barring visitors to keep the coronavirus out, Jack Eccles decided to move in. To read full article, click here

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Heat-Related Illnesses in Nursing Homes

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U.S. Climate Data reports that the average high temperature for Tampa in the summer is 90 degrees fahrenheit. With some days being cooler, there are also summer days in Tampa where it approaches 100 degrees outside. It is wonderful for nursing home patients to enjoy time outdoors throughout the day, but in the summer… Read More »

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Study: Nursing Home Residents Not Protected From Antipsychotic Drugs Under Trump

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Enforcement of rules protecting nursing home residents from antipsychotic drugs has declined during the Trump administration, according to a new report. Almost 300,000 nursing home residents are given antipsychotic drugs each week, even though most have no psychosis to justify it. But since the beginning of the Trump administration, nursing homes have rarely paid… Read More »

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Trump reduced fines for nursing home violations. Then Covid-19 happened.

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The Obama administration cracked down on nursing homes with infection control problems. Trump reversed course. By Dylan Matthewsdylan@vox.com Jul 14, 2020, 5:00am EDT Starting in February and escalating into early March, the nursing home in a Seattle suburb became one of the disease’s first hot spots in the United States. By March 9, more… Read More »

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Paying Attention For Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

COVID-19 is affecting all areas of the economy. From the airline industry to long-term care facilities, no types of business seem to be immune. And this may have an effect on the quality of care that your loved one is receiving. According to Senior Housing News, analysts are predicting a one to five percent… Read More »

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Medicaid Discrimination in Nursing Homes

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Family Assets reported that two-thirds of all Florida residents in nursing homes pay for their care through Medicaid. Not all nursing homes have to be certified Medicaid nursing facilities, but many do offer rooms to Medicaid patients because it is a steady source of income. According to Genworth, the average 2019 monthly rate for… Read More »

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