November 9, 2015, Needham, MA – Wingate Healthcare, the Northeast’s premiere provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors, today announced that Wingate at Ulster, a leading skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in the Hudson River Valley, has been awarded a prestigious 5-Star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Five-stars is the highest … Read the rest
According to a 1991 report given by the National Advisory Council on Aging, the number of injuries and deaths clearly indicates that abuse of nursing home residents is an alarmingly growing problem.
Elderly people in these institutions are handled in a rough manner. They are grossly vulnerable to sexual assault. Sometimes they are swindled … Read the rest
Medicare: Neither Medicare Parts A nor B offer coverage for comprehensive ongoing long-term care. Medicare A (hospital insurance) may cover costs for a semiprivate room, meals, nursing and rehab services, medications, and medical supplies in a skilled nursing facility for the first 100 days after being released from hospitalization for an acute illness or injury. The first 20 days … Read the rest
While nursing homes are the place where an estimated 30 percent of Americans die, there currently exists no way to compare which institutions do a better job at managing end of life care. A new study appearing this week in the Journal of Palliative Medicine is starting a discussion over the need to create end of life quality measures … Read the rest
Nursing Home Insurance, Tips for Security By William D Clatterbus
Reaching the age of retirement is a well deserved event that warrants the reward of being able to really experience the greater things in life. But working hard over the span of ones life surely takes a toll on personal health. Because of this, more and more senior citizens will … Read the rest
Authorities step up efforts to end nursing home abuse in Ohio
July 20, 2013
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Earlier this summer, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has seen a significant increase this year in the number of nursing home abuse complaints across the state.
Through the first … Read the rest