Recent Nursing Home Survey Mirrors Sentiments Of Research Thirty Years Earlier

A recent survey that was released ranking nursing homes for their quality of care level is eerily the same message from thirty years ago for one researcher. The information being highlighted in the report for one state shows little has changed since the initial research was conducted in 1982.

The report says, “. . . more than 80 percent of nursing homes had middling to below average professional nursing levels.” The journalist believes the declining quality of care three decades ago was due to political involvement in end of life care. The problem still remains and must be addressed. For more, read the story.
Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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