Siegel also cites the sociological problem of communities opposing mental health facilities' being placed in their areas or permitting nursing home
residents with mental illnesses to be allowed to go out unaccompanied--in other words, the NIMBY (not in my backyard) phenomenon.
The report also discusses the influence of politics on the 1987 federal nursing home
reform law, with violators receiving token fines -- or no fines at all.
The first challenge is to estimate how many veterans will seek care from the VA and just what their nursing home
needs will be.
Thus, our real estate group has been looking hard at nursing home
lending opportunities not only in New York but in important markets elsewhere in the country.
Chronic pain among both long term and short term nursing home
patients dropped as well.
A visit to any nursing home
under consideration should be your top priority.
to seek protection from its creditors, according to the American Health Care Association.
Health care regulation of the nursing home
industry is a joint state and federal function.
Terri's needs are more skilled than what's available in a nursing home
Rather, for purposes of determining the deductibility of medical care and nursing home
expenses, the definition of "dependent" in Sec.
While only 14% of the "young old" (those 65 to 74) are disabled, 58% of the "old old" (those 85 and older) are functionally dependent, 47% have Alzheimer's disease and 22% already live in nursing homes
Conducted on behalf of Care Providers of Minnesota, a nursing home
trade group, the poll showed 71 percent of Minnesota residents would rather receive 24-hour care by trained nursing home
staff than be dependent on their relatives, compared to just 24 percent who would not use nursing homes