A once-in-a-century pandemic yielded a once-in-a-generation chance for reform. The California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR) recently introduced the 2021 Nursing Home Protect Plan to state legislators and agencies to improve long-term care. For the first time in years, nursing home residents have multiple champions in the state legislature fighting for better care.
Month: April 2021
New visitation guidelines for Nursing Homes were released on March 10th by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These changes have been effective immediately and will allow residents to have less regulated visits.
Nursing homes and long-term care, in general, are something that we tend to avoid thinking about. But the truth is, whether due to old age or disability, many of us do or will require help with daily living. The number of Americans from 65 and older is projected to nearly double over the next 40 …