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Research into Louisiana nursing homes can help avoid abuse and neglect

Baton Rouge, LA - Choosing the right nursing home for a family member who is ill or reaching advanced years can be a very important decision. Unfortunately, their quality of life in their final years can be greatly affected by the specific facility…
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Florida nursing homes are subject to several regulations

Boca Raton, FL - Every state in the U.S. publishes regulations related to how nursing homes can operate while maintaining standards for safety and cleanliness. This process is especially crucial in areas where facilities have had problems with…
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Florida news finds that nursing homes were chronically understaffed and lacked necessary supplies

Local news for South Florida reported on shortages of both protective equipment and staff members. These problems were still affecting facilities around the country as the pandemic continued into its sixth month.  After months of effort…
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South Carolina nursing homes were given clearance to allow outdoor visits as the coronavirus pandemic continued

The state of South Carolina has announced important rules for outdoor visits at assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout the state. This will mark the first time that such visits are allowed since the beginning of the pandemic…
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South Carolina Nursing Home residents can once again cautiously visit with loved ones.

After nearly six months of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, people can visit relatives and friends in South Carolina nursing homes and residential care facilities, but there will be no hugs and kisses and they will have to meet outside. …
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Louisiana nursing homes were challenged with mandatory evacuations due to Hurricane Laura

Nursing homes faced a number of problems as Hurricane Laura struck the Louisiana coast while the coronavirus pandemic was still ongoing.  Evacuations create serious logistical and safety issues When it became obvious that the storm would…
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Louisiana nursing homes at risk for a second wave of coronavirus

While nursing home deaths in Louisiana from the coronavirus are still a serious source of concern, the wave of infections and deaths that came in June and July of 2020 did not claim as many lives as the early days of the pandemic in the Spring.  Summer…
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South Carolina nursing homes received a very limited amount of coronavirus testing supplies

Local news for South Carolina reported on the Trump administration’s plan to provide coronavirus testing to nursing homes, but there were also limitations that could lead to undetected outbreaks.  Federal government will provide nursing…
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Boca Raton nursing home invested millions in new generators

Senior communities in Boca Raton, Florida had made upgrades in preparation for Hurricane Isaias and the rest of the hurricane season to avoid the possibility of elderly residents getting injured or dying during a power outage.  Residences…
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South Carolina residents in nursing homes adapted to severe restrictions

Local news for Columbia, South Carolina posted a story about the effects of the coronavirus and related restrictions in nursing homes. Many of the residents are starting to become psychologically fatigued from a combination of social isolation…