Nursing home reform needs to cross the finish line | Opinion
When there is enough staff to take care of physical and emotional needs, without being rushed, without feeling like it’s an assembly line, it makes all the difference for quality of life.
In a hiring crisis, Pa. nursing homes push back against Biden’s vaccine mandate | Friday Coffee
Trade groups said the industry already is struggling to keep workers - and fear that the White House's vaccine mandate will make it worse
Wolf admin.’s proposed nursing home regulations come with costs | Ray E. Landis
The Department of Health has begun their attempt to respond by issuing the first of what will be five sets of proposed regulations to update the commonwealth’s rules for long-term care nursing facilities.
Enough is Enough: Pa. needs to protect seniors, respect caregivers | Opinion
Too many people have died because of greed and inaction. There are no more excuses.
Worried over its future, some Cumberland Co. residents call for ‘pause’ on sale of county-owned nursing home
The October 2020 announcement from county officials calling for bidders is on par with statewide trends that have seen an increase in the sale of county-run nursing homes over the past decade.
New Pa. guidelines allow for families, others to provide in-person care at nursing homes
The new guidelines will allow what the state calls “compassionate caregivers” – oftentimes friends or family members – to visit nursing home residents if the caregiver has tested negative for COVID-19 in the last seven days, state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said.
The pandemic proves it: We have to reimagine nursing home care from the ground up | Ray E. Landis
We cannot throw money at long-term care then walk away without ensuring needed changes are taking place. That's not the answer.