By Marty Stempniak Nearly 1,400 nursing homes recently lost star ratings on the Nursing Home Compare website because of allegedly inadequate numbers of registered nurses on staff or failure to report reliable staffing information. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services updated the ratings in late July, leaving 1,387 out […]
New Study Finds that Nursing Homes Routinely Cover up Inadequate Staffing An article published in the New York Times on Sunday, July 8, 2018 set forth startling facts about the staffing situations in nursing homes. As the article set forth, despite reporting to the government that there were adequate numbers […]
Former Owners of New York Otsego Nursing Home Charged with Endangering the Welfare of Residents Joseph Zupnik and Daniel Herman were formally charged with multiple misdemeanor charges. According to the New York Attorney General’s office, when the men took over Focus Otsego in 2014 they cut staffing and staff payroll […]
A Minnesota nurse accidentally gave a resident a dose of oxycodone 20 times too strong, killing him within a few hours last year, according to a state investigation. The short-term resident, 53, was found on the floor at North Ridge Health and Rehabilitation in New Hope on April 2, 2017. […]
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