Long-Term Care

COVID-19 Reveals Fatal Infection Prevention Flaws at Long-Term Care Facilities

June 02, 2020

Many healthcare facilities, not only LTCFs, have turned to online training for staff and then designate the employee as competent to do their job. Online training does not prove competency; it provides training.

26,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes Might Spur Federal-State Blame Game

June 02, 2020

Most likely the COVID death count of nursing homes will mount as more information comes to light, as only about 80% of the nation’s approximately 15,400 nursing homes have reported their data.

Long-Term Care Facilities Particularly Vulnerable to COVID-19 (and Criticism)

May 09, 2020

The media, public health officials, and politicians are accused of being too quick to find fault with nursing home providers.