February 2023

Mental Health & The Concern Among Nursing Home Residents

Mental health disorders affect every age group and demographic. But nursing home residents are particularly susceptible to developing mental health issues, making it one of the biggest concerns for residents across the country. According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), between “65% and 90% of nursing home residents have a mental disorder.” These disorders …

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News: CMS Investigates Schizophrenia Diagnoses & Antipsychotics

Utilizing quality measures (QMs) in nursing home ratings has been at the forefront of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’s efforts to track and encourage quality care within nursing homes across the country. However, this system relies on self-reporting and has the capacity for error when it comes to reported diagnoses. Recently, CMS has …

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