Nursing Home


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Nursing Home

A residential center for persons who are unable to accomplish some or all activities for daily living. Most residents of nursing homes are elderly or disabled. Many residents in the United States receive government health care aid such as Medicare or Medicaid. Nursing homes are heavily regulated because of their sensitive nature, especially if they accept government money.
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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.
nursing home 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.

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