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Sometimes this is the best option for care. There is a website that allows you to compare nursing facilities.  Keep in mind this is only one tool to use in evaluating a facility.  Nothing can take the place of in person visits during different shifts as well as a weekend visit.  Important to your decision […]

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The presentation to Corporate Staff at Rivera Health Care will cover: • Payment issues • Legal documents and critical provisions • Admissions and Discharge Question and answer period to follow.  To be held on August 20, 2014 at 10:00am at Rivera Health Care Corporate Headquarters

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An area Nursing Facility that is aggressively promoting their expertise caring for Alzheimer’s disease residents seems unable to address “falls” a resident/client has been experiencing.  Failed series of physical restraints then to a hospital psychiatric unit after last fall and 10 stitches.  This resident is later stage Alzheimer’s and she wants to keep moving around as much as possible.  She is terribly […]

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SB 233 Discharge of Patients for non-payment of Applied Income. Proposed discharge of most vulnerable nursing home population.  Impact impoverished nursing home residents in need of 24/7 care and on Medicaid/Title 19.   Contact legislator to voice opposition.  See ct.gov SB 233.

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Medicare Eligibility in a Skilled Nursing Facility: (All five criteria must be met.) Must be a hospital inpatient for three or more consecutive days, NOT including the day of discharge. A physician must indicate skilled care is needed on a daily basis. Care in the skilled nursing facility is due to a condition that was […]

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