Tag Archive | "Elder Care"


As Long-Term Care Staffing Crisis Worsens, Immigrants Can Bridge The Gap

When Margarette Nerette arrived in the United States from Haiti, she sought safety and a new start. The former human rights activist feared for her life in the political turmoil following the military coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 1991.

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Hospital at Home

Hospital At Home: Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

Eight years ago, the Mount Sinai network of seven hospitals in New York City launched a Hospital at Home program that shifted care for certain patients from the hospital to home.

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Assisted Living Facilities Pressed to Address Growing Needs of Older, Sicker Residents

Assisted living communities too often fail to meet the needs of older adults and should focus more on residents’ medical and mental health concerns, according to a recent report by a diverse panel of experts.

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Britain’s Hard Lessons From Handing Elder Care Over To Private Equity

A little over a decade ago, Four Seasons Health Care was among the largest long-term care home companies in Britain, operating 500 sites with 20,000 residents and more than 60 specialist centers.

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Medicaid Weighs Attaching Strings To Nursing Home Payments to Improve Patient Care

The Biden administration is considering a requirement that the nation’s 15,500 nursing homes spend most of their payments from Medicaid on direct care for residents and limit the amount that is used for operations, maintenance, and capital improvements or diverted to profits.

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Nursing Home Care, Funding System Need Overhaul, Report Says

Nursing home residents are subjected to ineffective care and poor staffing, while facility finances are shrouded in secrecy and regulatory lapses go unenforced, according to a report that called for wholesale changes in an industry whose failures have been spotlighted by the pandemic.

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