Everything listed under: nursing home administration

  • Nurse at Assisted Living Facility Arrested, Prior Criminal Convictions Later Discovered

    A nurse employed at one assisted living facility was arrested for involvement in a fight at the facility. Following a police investigation, the nurse was ultimately charged with battery and bodily harm. Following the charges, it was brought to light that this nurse had prior criminal convictions, to which the facility administrator responded he was unaware.   Read More...

  • Premature Deaths of Residents at one Nursing Home Facility Not Investigated

    One nursing home is facing consequences after instances of residents’ unexpected deaths went unreported. According to the law, these sorts of untimely deaths are to be reported to the Department of Health. Caregiver abuse, neglect, and mistreatment must be ruled out as a cause or aid to the residents’ deaths.Consequently, the nursing home is facing both federal and state fines.   Read More...

  • RN Says Registered Nurses Should Be Staffed In Nursing Homes 24/7

    There is a rising debate on whether it is necessary to staff registered nurses, or RN's, in nursing facilities 24 /7, or not. One woman who serves as a registered nurse has spoken out and strongly advocates  the need for RN's to be working in nursing homes around the clock. Supporters of nursing homes staffing RN's 24/7 believe that since RN's are universally trained and specialize in many things from medications to overseeing staff, it is only for the good of the nursing home patients that...  Read More...