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Nursing Home Staffing Requirements

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Nursing Home Staffing Requirements

Nursing Home staffing is proven as vitally important to resident care.

Staffing is critical as Nursing Home residents require varying degrees of hands on and professional care. Dedicated nurses, aides and other professionals all are part of a collaborative team. Good and accepted nursing home practice establishes policies as to what is proper.

Studies repeatedly confirm that facilities with insufficient levels of staffing are responsible for disproportionate instances of harm, abuse and neglect. This clear fact is not a reflection on the countless numbers of dedicated woman and men who care for residents of Nursing Homes. It is a call to action for the owners and operators of these facilities to hire more qualified staff.

Nursing Home Staffing

The risks are clear. Falls, bedsores, wandering, elopement, medication areas all occur with higher frequency at facilities with insufficient staffing levels. Legal assistance is available call today 866-699-1152.

Regrettably, over the past few years our Federal Government has rolled back protections for residents and lessened oversight of the industry. This fact is documented by the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and watchdog agencies such as the Long Term Care Community Coalition (“LTCCC).

“The Trump Administration and some officials in Congress are currently working to decimate basic safety standards and accountability when a vulnerable resident is abused,” said Richard Mollot, LTCCC’s executive director. “Though transparency is not a substitute for oversight, information on staffing can help seniors and their families make the best choices possible and advocate for good care for the residents in their facilities and communities.”

Bottom 10 Nursing Facilities in New York:
HAVEN MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC
MAYFAIR CARE CENTER
MIDWAY NURSING HOME
HORIZON CARE CENTER
THROGS NECK REHABILITATION & NURSING CENTER
JEWISH HOME OF CENTRAL NEW YORK
FULTON COMMONS CARE CENTER INC
KATHERINE LUTHER RESIDENTIAL HLTH CARE & REHAB
BRIDGE VIEW NURSING HOME
ELM MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER
Top 10 Nursing Facilities in New York:
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL T C U
GOOD SHEPHERD VILLAGE AT ENDWELL
THE STEVEN AND ALEXANDRA COHEN PED L T C PAVILION
UNITED HEALTH SVS HOSP INC - BINGHAMTON HOSP TCU
ST MARGARETS CENTER
SUNSHINE CHILDREN'S HOME AND REHAB CENTER
UPSTATE UNIVERSITY HOSP AT COMMUNITY GENERAL TCU
ELIZABETH SETON PEDIATRIC CENTER
ST MARYS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN INC
JOHN T MATHER MEMORIAL HOSP TCU

If you or someone you know is injured please consider contacting Adams Law Firm, P.C. We have successfully resolved significant cases throughout New York State and northern New Jersey. We have a proven track record of successfully advocating on behalf of those injured due to harm, abuse and neglect.