Provider Guidance—Assisted Living: It’s the Care, Not the Flare (cont.)

I focused on nursing homes in my last post. This week, it’s all about assisted living residences. The Frontline and ProPublica PBS expose that aired on July 30, 2013, which I mentioned the other week, turned a spotlight on negligent practices that occur when providers emphasize profit over people. In particular, the program showed what […]

Provider Guidance–Nursing Homes: It’s the Care, Not the Flare

Last week was quite a week. I attended the Illinois Department on Aging, Adult Protection and Advocacy Conference, and I viewed a Frontline and ProPublica PBS exposé on Assisted Living. Presentations at the conference and the Frontline program were harsh reminders of the bad things that can happen to residents in nursing homes and assisted […]