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

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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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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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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

GeriPal

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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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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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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Specialized SNF Clinicians Can Help Improve Care Quality at End of Life

Hospice News

Specialized nursing facility clinicians, or SNFists, have a strong potential to reduce hospitalizations and improve quality of care at the end of life, including access to hospice. The work of SNFists uniquely impacted the care of nursing home residents during their last 90 days of life, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

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