Barton Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility in South Lake Tahoe, CA recently received the highest rating of five stars from U.S. News & World Report in the publication’s best nursing homes list for 2013. The five-star rating is based on overall nursing home quality, as well as on the average … Read the rest
Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases its Best Nursing Homes ratings report, which highlights more than 15,000 nursing homes spanning the 50 states. The ratings are available for viewing at the U.S. News & World Report website.
The annual ratings are based on data available in … Read the rest
NEW YORK, NY, March 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — Not all nursing homes are the same. As with any type of institution, some are good and others are not so good. Some provide marginal care while others regularly overbill the government for services provided to Medicare and Medicaid patients. It turns … Read the rest
Golden Living Nursing Homes Settle Allegations of Substandard Wound Care
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2013
Golden Living Failed to Provide Adequate Wound Care to Its Nursing Home Residents
ATLANTA – The United States Attorney’s Office today announced that the United States and the State of Georgia have reached a … Read the rest
The Nursing Home – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
By Patricia Walter – daughter of Katherine Boyle August 2007
My Mom had made a wonderful recovery during the last four months of her stay at Heartland of Marietta, aka HCR Manor Care. Heartland had a great … Read the rest
5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care
by: Phyllis Staff, Ph.D.
Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results. I have identified a few of the most common … Read the rest
This is a new website to help people in nursing homes. I have recently gone thru a long and difficult struggle with my Mother that is currently in a nursing home. I have seen changes made by people exchanging information and offering support to one another via the internet. That … Read the rest