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Let’s talk about reframing nursing homes as community hubs

Life & Death Matters

Written by Kath Murray & Ann-Marie Gilbert How it started As a teenager, I volunteered and poured tea at the small nursing home (rest home) where my great-grandmother lived. It was a few blocks from my high school.

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Improving Nursing Home Quality: Jasmine Travers, Alice Bonner, Isaac Longobardi, and Mike Wasserman


Summary Transcript Summary In April 2022, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) issued a report on how the United States delivers, regulates, finances, and measures the quality of nursing home care. We have Alice Bonner, who’s Chair of the Moving Forward Nursing Home Quality Coalition.


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Minimum Nursing Home Staffing Standards: A Good Start, But Not Quite There

AJN Off the Charts

Jasmine Travers The pandemic shone a troubling spotlight on the unnecessary suffering resulting from substandard conditions in nursing homes. HPRD—and nurse aides (NAs)—2.45 Several nursing homes have been operating at critically minimal staffing levels for years calling for the necessity of some form of staffing level floor.

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Understanding the Variability in Care of Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia


If you develop dementia, odds are you will spend the last months to years of your life in a nursing home or assisted living facility. This study explored nursing home organizational factors and staff perceptions that are associated with the variation in care for residents with advanced dementia. Rehabbed to Death.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Involuntary Nursing Home Discharges/Transfers in Missouri

Healthcare Law Insights blog

Many long-term care residents live in Missouri nursing homes for years. In certain cases, nursing homes may discharge or transfer a resident even if the resident does not consent to the discharge or transfer – this is known as an “involuntary discharge” or an “involuntary transfer.” 19 CSR 30-82.050(3).

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Nursing Homes Serving Black Residents Have Greater Hospitalizations, ED Visits

Minority Nurse

Nursing homes with the highest proportion of Black residents have the greatest number of hospitalizations and emergency department visits, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. nursing homes using national datasets from 2019.

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Dehydration Plays Key Role in Nursing Home Death

With the elderly, dehydration can be caused by many factors, but studies indicate that inadequate staffing and lack of supervision are principal causes of dehydration in nursing homes. She was returned to the nursing home the following morning. What led up to the patient’s death? She was pronounced dead at the hospital.