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Maggots, Rape and Yet Five Stars: How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public

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By Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Robert Gebeloff of the New York Times Maggots, Rape and Yet Five Stars: How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public     

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Can You Sue a Nursing Home if a Loved One Contracts COVID-19?

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Of all the ways COVID-19 has caused stress for the residents of Florida, perhaps no group has felt it more than residents within nursing homes. Not only were they unable to see their loved ones for several months, but one case of the coronavirus in a nursing home facility can spell disaster for everyone… Read More »

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‘I Want to Be With Her.’ When Covid Closed Nursing Homes, One Husband Moved In

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By | Photographs by Andrea Bruce for The Wall Street Journal Aug. 21, 2020 11:47 am ET When nursing homes began barring visitors to keep the coronavirus out, Jack Eccles decided to move in. To read full article, click here

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One in five Florida nursing homes tell feds: We hardly have any gowns, masks

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Nearly one in five Florida nursing homes say they do not have a one-week supply of protective gowns or the N95 masks recommended for care of patients with COVID-19, according to new data released by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. A handful of nursing homes say they do not have any gowns… Read More »

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Ideal Nursing Homes: Individual Rooms, Better Staffing, More Accountability

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Ideal Nursing Homes: Individual Rooms, Better Staffing, More Accountability

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By Ina Jaffe NPR, 5/21/20 Nursing homes were not on our minds much before the COVID-19 pandemic. Then their residents began dying by the thousands. While there are no definitive figures, nursing home residents and staff appear to account for about one-third of the roughly 90,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the U.S., according to… Read More »

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COVID-19 Nursing Home Neglect

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Nursing home patients across the nation are falling victim to COVID-19. In addition to the virus itself, many patients are suffering from neglect and a low standard of care due to being in lock down, the stress that staff and nurses are under, and other ramifications caused by the global pandemic. While nursing homes… Read More »

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