Posts Tagged ‘skilled nursing homes’

Safety Concerns In Elder Care Addressed By SNF Administrators

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Safety concerns for seniors living in skilled nursing homes and assisted living communities is the top priority for their administrators. This is based on a just released survey done by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety.   The Association identified are four major security and safety concerns: resident aggression public aggression theft from…

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Skilled Nursing Homes Provides Stellar Short, Long Term Alzheimer’s Care

A skilled nursing home provides valuable short term and long term care and rehabilitation services for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is an incurable brain disease and its statistics are frightening. It causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. For example, 1…

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340B Drug Pricing Program: What Is it, How Does It Work?

The 340B Drug Pricing Program was created in 1992 by the Federal Government to provide significant discounts on outpatient prescription drugs. Hospitals, skilled nursing homes, pharmacies, and health care facilities are eligible. The program, known as 340B, requires pharmaceutical companies to give steep discounts to hospitals and clinics that serve high volumes of low-income patients. 340B…

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