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The state of Iowa has agreed to temporarily waive training requirements for nurse aides who provide much of the practical care in nursing homes. The waivers were issued by the director of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals two weeks ago in response to a request from industry lobbyists. They will be in effect …

“During my first clinical rotation as a nursing student, I walked through these doors and thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is what I’m supposed to do,’ said Tatiana Costa, graduate of West Coast University (WCU). After starting at WCU, Costa was convinced that nursing was the career path she wanted to pursue. But, like many …

Honorary titles will be presented at the health policy conference in October September 1, 2021 (Washington, DC) – The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) will officially appoint four Distinguished Experts as Honorary Members at the Academy’s Health Policy Conference, to be held in a hybrid format from October 7-9, 2021. Notable in In their field, …

COVID-19 is spreading again in Texas nursing homes. Active cases among residents tripled in one month, from 389 on July 30 to 1,213 on August 30, according to Texas Health and Human Services. The 10-county region that includes Harris County is the second largest share with 241 active cases. . The Houston health department has …

August 23, 2021 – LeadingAge Florida, the only association in Florida representing the entire continuum of care for the elderly, today announced that Lisa Smith has been hired as the Director of Nursing Home Public Policy at the ‘association. Ms. Smith joins LeadingAge Florida after working at the Agency for Healthcare Administration, where she served …

Many nursing homes across the country must now figure out how to get all their employees vaccinated or risk losing federal funding as early as September. President Biden made the announcement Wednesday to try to increase the immunization rate among healthcare workers in long-term care facilities. Florida has nearly 700 licensed nursing homes in the …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Florida, the White House announced on Wednesday that nursing homes that depend on Medicaid and Medicare funding must demand that members of their staff get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The announcement will have a ripple effect across Florida, which has nearly 700 nursing …

As the Delta variant raises new concerns about the safety of nursing homes across the country, the Biden administration quietly rolled back a controversial Trump policy that had limited fines on facilities endangering or injuring residents. Deaths in nursing homes, which peaked at the end of last year, have fallen since the introduction of the …

Coral Reef Subacute Care Center (Google Maps) CareRite Centers bought a nursing home and rehabilitation center in southern Miami-Dade County for $ 35 million. CareRite, based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, through an affiliate, purchased the property at 9869 Southwest 152nd Street, records show. The buyer borrowed $ 30.1 million from VNB New York. Seller …

(The Center Square) – Only Louisiana ranks lower than Florida in COVID-19 vaccination rates among nursing home workers with less than 42% of staff caring for more than 160,000 Floridians in more 700 nursing homes and assisted living facilities fully vaccinated against the disease. According to data released Monday by AARP Nursing home COVID-19 dashboard, …