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Covid-19 in Nursing Homes

COVID19 has devastated our country for over a year now. Nowhere is COVID19 more deadly than in nursing homes and other care facilities. Some facilities took COVID19 seriously from the beginning and acted right away to protect their residents. Others, where the threat was not taken seriously, have very high rates of infection and death. Covid …

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Fact Or Fiction? Reading Nursing Home Charts

If you are a nursing home resident, have an appropriate power of attorney, have the resident’s consent, or are the resident’s “personal representative,” you are entitled to inspect the resident’s “patient records.” The nursing home must permit “this inspection during business hours within five working days after receipt of the request.”   Perhaps the best …

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Modesto memory care center cited for numerous violations

Excerpted from a recent Modesto Bee article: Modesto memory care center cited for numerous violations. Facility may lose license. A state agency is taking legal action to revoke the license of a residential care facility in Modesto for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The California Department of Social Services (DSS) filed the action September …

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