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In March 2006, litigation was filed by the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Disability Advocates, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, among others, claiming that New York State officials violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by transferring mentally ill patients from state psychiatric hospitals into locked nursing home units.
Poor nursing homes abound while good ones are harder to find, says a survey released Tuesday that blames lax oversight of nursing care facilities.
In any case, nursing home care is a costly proposition and one that will be increasingly more difficult to meet in the years ahead.
Adds Rubin, "In the end, when it comes to a nursing home real estate loan, it's property values that provide us with an additional measure of comfort in making a loan to a nursing home.
Alice Hedt, executive director of the National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, based in Washington, D.
said nearly all the companies that used to write nursing home liability are getting out of that business.
Other enhancements requiring Congressional action include reauthorizing the Nursing Home Ombudsman Program and enlarging the scope of practice of some nursing home staff to allow them to give nutrition and hydration therapy.
On New Year's Day, hundreds of disabled people in Wisconsin suddenly confronted the prospect of entering nursing homes.
For example, in Counts,(27) the taxpayer sought to deduct the expenses of nursing home care for his infirm father, who suffered from high blood pressure and a gall bladder condition.
Eight out of 10 respondents believe Congress should devote more attention on how to finance the cost of nursing home care.
Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign Aims at Accelerated Improvement, Resident and Staff Satisfaction
We do have a nursing home attached to the county hospital here, so their data is a part of our database," McDonald says.

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