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Report Reveals PA Not Enforcing Nursing Home Staffing Laws

Are Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Slacking on Staffing Requirements? From January 1, 2014 until October 31, 2015, an extensive audit was conducted in the state of Pennsylvania. The results of this audit have prompted questions regarding whether the Department of Health is effectively enforcing staffing regulations in nursing homes. While the department typically does not accept […]

The Sobering Statistic about New Jersey Nursing Homes

A national AARP survey has revealed a shocking and disappointing statistic: New Jersey now ranks 49 out of 50 for preventing bedsores for nursing home residents. There is only one state that is less capable than New Jersey of preventing bedsores in nursing homes. As a result of the survey, state legislators have started to […]

Will New Jersey Set Minimum Standards for Staffing Nursing Homes?

There are currently no regulations for the amount of nurses’ aides required on duty in a nursing home at any given time. This means that New Jersey nursing homes can be understaffed without breaking any rules; a problem that often times leads to nursing home negligence cases. New Jersey Democrats are now pushing for a […]