Nursing Homes Experience Tighter Adherence To Policies

The nursing home industry is showing concerns over one state's decision to crack down on the standards of care in nursing home facilities. The increase in scrutiny and citations came after accusations that the state failed to hold nursing homes to a high enough level of accountability for their care. Consequently, the state brought a closer look to the facilities and a stricter adherence to policies in place. 

Increased fines and citations have been the outcome of the stricter enforcement of policies. The citations issued have designated facility violations at greater levels of jeopardy for patients. For more, read the story