Nursing Homes Should Have Nurses

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admit it. I am old-fashioned.   For some odd reason, I think that if a facility calls itself a “nursing home,” it should always have at least one nurse on the premises.   But, much to my surprise, that isn’t the case.   Is Having a Nurse Present Too Much To Ask? Under current Federal rules and regulations, nursing…

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Honest Hospitals Vs. Dishonest Hospitals

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Apparently, many poor-quality hospital executives are graduates of the “Vladamir Putin School of Propaganda,” where they were taught that if a bad fact isn’t reported, it can be ignored.   So What Facts Are Some Hospitals Conveniently Forgetting To Report?  According to a study by the University of Michigan Medical School, many hospitals routinely underreport strokes…

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Nursing Homes: Who Is Financially Responsible?

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I am willing to bet that everyone receiving this email knows of a family financially obliterated by the cost of nursing home care for a loved one.   But did you know that family members cannot be required to pay for a relative’s nursing home care?   And, did you know that it is illegal for nursing homes…

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