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3 Facts About Fear of Retaliation from Consumer Voice

The fear of retaliation is a common result of consistent abuse. As a result, care facility residents and their families might keep quiet about their needs, neglect, and abuse, simply to prevent worsening circumstances. Fear of retaliation is almost a hidden form of abuse within nursing homes because both the retaliatory action and the fear […]

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10 Vital Pieces of the DHS & CMS Staffing Standard Final Rule

The road to a staffing standard final rule has been long. For decades this problem has permeated the industry, wreaking havoc on resident care standards. Not to mention employee happiness, burnout, and turnover, as well as nursing home accountability standards. Now, two years after the Biden Administration’s nursing home legislation proposals, we have a DHS

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Battling Isolation in Nursing Homes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the most devastating increase in isolation and loneliness in nursing homes ever. Restricted by altered, or non-existent, visiting policies, residents were often left alone in their rooms, separated from family, and without social activities which were canceled. This isolation epidemic was eventually contested with the Essential Caregivers Act, but

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