Nursing Home Residents Gain New Protections ... from The New York Times Fri. 27-Jan-2017

Nursing Home Residents Gain New Protections ... from The New York Times Fri. 27-Jan-2017

"These are the first comprehensive updates to long-term care requirements since 1991," said Dr. Kate Goodrich, the centers' chief medical officer. They emerged from a four-year process involving many meetings and almost 10,000 comments from interested parties. Will the new requirements help improve care for the country's 1.4 million nursing home residents - perhaps raise the report card grade to a solid B?