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Connecticut nursing and rehabilitation center institutes pet therapy program by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:12pm Southington Care Center in Southington, CT is formalizing a pet therapy program that they say decreased pain, increased socialization and increased appetite in their patients last year. According to a Record-Journal article, To get the program going, the Jane Haze Memorial Pet Therapy Fund was set up to help with the costs. The fund was set up ... Read on »
Courtland Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Celebrates Earth Week with Used Item Swap by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Apr 2011 12:17pm In addition to the many eco-themed events that are being sponsored by the LifeBridge Health “Freedom to Be Green” Committee, the Employee Activities Committee will be hosting a used item swap on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Read below for more information:     Tweet Read on »
Kindred Healthcare To Acquire RehabCare for $900 Million Creating the Largest Post Acute Care Conglomerate in the US by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Feb 2011 2:44am Here we go with more mergers and acquisitions and it’s getting hard to keep up with all the action at times.  Back in August of 2010 Kindred purchased 5 hospitals in southern California and 3 nursing home centers.  Falling health-care reimbursement rates were cited as part of the reason for the the deal.  By combining technologies and facilitie ... Read on »
Physical Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey For Senior Citizens Moving From Nursing Homes by bonserver Posted Thu 10 Jan 2013 7:42am Andre Villas Boas is keen to move players in who are agile, quick and young. Adrian Lopez certainly fits the mold perfectly, and perhaps the denial by Atletico Madrid is a "come and get me" type plea? Football is a funny Tom Brady Elite Jersey old game in that respect. Very rarely do clubs release comments about players that are anything other ... Read on »
CDPH FINES SANTA MONICA NURSING HOME $100,000 by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 6:35am Goldstar Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Santa Monica, LLC has received an “AA citation, the most severe penalty under state law, and a $100,000 fine, the highest fine under state law, from the state of California after an investigation concluded that the inadequate care led to the death of a patient, announced Dr. Mark Horton, director of ... Read on »
From Villar to Gapuz: Ignorance of the Nursing Profession goes on by Nurse Alvin Dakis Posted Sun 24 Mar 2013 2:48pm Ray Gapuz's statement regarding the role of the nurse FILIPINO NURSES were not over yet with the Cynthia Villar statement  recently and surprisingly now coming from a nurse himself and owner of a nursing review center - Ray Gapuz. His initial question "RNs where should we be?" started his statement then goes on telling his ... Read on »
Kindred Healthcare Signs Definitive Acquire 5 Hospitals and Three Nursing Centers Southern California and Dallas-Fort Worth Clus by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 11:32am The purchase is subject to regulatory approval and the acquisition does not include any liabilities.  In addition to the California facilities, there are 3 nursing facilities in Texas included in the prospective purchase.  Kindred has annual revenues of over 4 billion and operates in 40 states and is actively traded on Wall Street.  BD Fro ... Read on »
Nursing Home Restraints Fall - Anti-Anxiety Drugs Rise by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 9:00am According to a report released by the American Health Care Association and the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, use of physical restraints, falls, and emotional and behavioral symptoms dropped at nursing and rehabilitation facilities across the country over the last decade. But other quality indicators, such as the prevalence of anti-anxie ... Read on »
NSNA Annual Convention 2009 - Day 4 by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Sat 18 Apr 2009 12:31am Once again, the Expo was my first stop. This time I checked out the Poster Presentations prepared by nursing students and faculty. They were all really interesting, and some of the topics look like they would make good resolution fodder in the coming years. (Capital University Columbus Ohio - Pediatric Hospice) (Capit ... Read on »
CDPH Fines Two Orange County Nursing Homes in Deaths by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Mon 19 Dec 2011 11:28am Two Orange County nursing homes, Newport Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport Beach and Emeritus at Yorba Linda, both received Class “AA” citations, the most severe penalty under State law, from the State of California after investigations concluded that inadequate care at the nursing homes lead to a death at each facility, announced Dr. ... Read on »