On June 25, 2019, the Department of Public Health (DPH) approved a provisional license for The Springs Healthcare Center, a new skilled nursing facility in Murrieta owned by Shlomo Rechnitz and Jose Lynch.
On June 28, 2019, San Francisco’s mayor and other officials held a press conference to discuss a horrific abuse scandal at Laguna Honda, one of the nation’s largest skilled nursing facilities.
A July 2019 study published in Health Affairs reports that new Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) data from nursing homes show that few of them ever have enough registered nurse (RN) staffing to meet resident needs, weekend staffing is low, and there are large fluctuations in daily staffing levels.
A disturbing June 2019 report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the federal Department of Health and Human Services revealed that skilled nursing facilities failed to report 84 percent of cases of suspected abuse involving high-risk emergency hospitalizations of residents.
Adapted from materials prepared by the Center for Medicare Advocacy Background In 2013, a federal court approved the settlement agreement in Jimmo v.
If you are on Medi-Cal and you receive an inheritance, it may jeopardize your benefits. Medi-Cal recipients must report receipt of any income or assets that would affect the share of cost or eligibility to the county eligibility worker within 10 days.
We are looking for a nursing home that will accommodate my mother’s vegan diet. Are nursing homes required to provide vegan meal options?
Mass Drugging and Mass Violations in Lomita Nursing HomeA review of the drug regimens for 27 residents at Palos Verdes Health Care Center revealed inappropriate use of psychotropic drugs to control the behavior of many residents in the facility.