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Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q3

Sufficient staffing is one of the most important indicators of a nursing home’s quality and safety. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes provide good care, ensuring that their facilities have enough qualified staff. However, in the absence of limits on profits or administrative expenses, too many [...]

NYS Nursing Home Antipsychotic Drugging Rates

The overuse of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes is a longstanding and serious problem. Too often, residents, especially those with dementia, are given these powerful drugs to control the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.  In fact, antipsychotic drugs are associated with increased risk of heart attack, stroke, Parkinsonism, falls, and, even, death.  They [...]

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