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Nursing Homes: When and How to Move Residents to a Higher Level of Care

Posted on: August 9, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nursing homes have a duty to provide safe accommodations and expert medical care to their residents. Across the country, millions of seniors and at-risk individuals receive care at nursing home facilities. Unfortunately, nursing homes are often limited in the amount and complexity of medical services they can provide to residents. If a resident should need […] Read More

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The Elopement Risk in Nursing Homes

Posted on: August 2, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nursing home managers and staff face many risks as they deliver care to elderly residents. While nursing home insurance is seen as the foundation of any risk management plan, there are many other considerations for keeping facility residents safe from harm. One of the predominant risks affecting nursing homes is that of elopement, or unsupervised […] Read More

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Nursing Home Liability and Medical-Marijuana Policies

Posted on: June 8, 2017 by Chris Murray

From retirement communities to assisted living facilities and nursing homes, older Americans are increasingly turning to marijuana for relief from aches and pains. Many have embraced it as an alternative to powerful drugs like morphine, saying that marijuana is less addictive, with fewer side effects. Additionally, marijuana is being used to treat certain medical conditions […] Read More

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Nursing Home Liability Rates Projected to Rise Nationwide

Posted on: January 12, 2017 by Chris Murray

A recent insurance report indicates that Liability insurance rates for nursing homes are projected to see an increase. An actuarial analysis from insurance broker Aon and the American Health Care Association (AHCA) said that overall loss rates for the long-term care sector are predicted to increase by 6% per year. The Aon-AHCA report indicates that […] Read More

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