Nov 20, 2015

What are the Effects of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect on the Elderly?

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Elder abuse can fall into various categories, including physical, emotional or sexual. It also includes neglect, abandonment and financial exploitation. Those who perpetrate the abuse can include family members, a spouse, nursing home staff members and strangers. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, elder abuse is experienced by one in every ten [...]

Nov 13, 2015

Everyone Can Learn from West Seattle Nursing Home

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Providence Mount St. Vincent retirement home in West Seattle has embraced a concept that has made waves across the country, and everyone should take a page from their book. Twenty-three years ago, the administrators of the home created the “Intergenerational Learning Center,” or ILC, to help residents develop a sense of community. Charlene Boyd, administrator [...]

Nov 5, 2015

Long Term Care in Kentucky is NOT Over-Regulated

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In September, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities complained about “overly strict enforcement of rules meant to ensure safety of residents.” The issue at hand was the purported over-regulation of nursing homes and long term care facilities in the state. We covered that story recently, but events since that legislative hearing make this information [...]