nursing homes

California Nursing Homes and Assisted Living: How Do You Know Which Level of Care is Right?

These entries will discuss in three parts the transition of an elder or dependent adult who normally lives at home, maybe with some assistance or in-home caregivers, but then is hospitalized and needs more extensive care after treatment. Let’s say, mom was living at home but had knee surgery, or was hospitalized for treatment of […]

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Biden Administration announces new minimum staffing levels for nursing homes

On April 22, 2024, the Biden administration announced new minimum staffing levels for nursing home, which establishes comprehensive requirements and requires facilities to have a registered nurse on site at all times. The recently proposed federal minimum staffing mandate for nursing homes in the United States aims to address longstanding issues of inadequate care by

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