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Over 15000 elderly people found using unauthorized nursing homes

The Japan Times - ‎55 minutes ago‎
At least 15,000 elderly people were living in unauthorized nursing homes across Japan in fiscal 2015, a Kyodo News survey has found.
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Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus

WRAL.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sunny Vista is part of a slow but growing trend among the nation's 15,600 nursing homes to abandon rigid menus and strict meal times in favor of a more individualized approach toward food.
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Three firefighters injured and nursing home evacuated after fire destroys Sydney church

9news.com.au - ‎15 hours ago‎
Three firefighters have been injured and a nursing home evacuated after a massive fire broke out at a church in Sydney's south overnight, causing its roof to collapse.

Connecting with residents through nursing

Palm Beach Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Palm Healthcare Foundation, a public charity, has been prioritizing funding for nursing initiatives since its inception in 2001, when it was created by the sale of Good Samaritan Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center to Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

Innerviews: Nursing career rooted in divine intervention

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Retired nurse Drema Pierson can still fit into the uniform she wore early in her career. Today she serves as administrator of the West Virginia Center on Nursing, where she tracks nursing workforce trends and oversees a scholarship program to alleviate ...
Pulse: Celebrating Nurses Week
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Violent Nova Scotia nursing home deaths need more disclosure, says union

CBC.ca - ‎18 hours ago‎
Eight residents of nursing homes in Nova Scotia have died since 2008 due to violence from other residents, according to government records - five more than were previously revealed, raising questions about why most of the deaths were never publicly ...
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Pinellas Park PD investigating nursing home death

WTSP.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
A Pinellas Park nursing home is under investigation following the death of a patient found outside. Saturday, paramedics called police around 9:45 to report that an adult male was being transported to the hospital as a possible victim of abuse ...
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EMMC reunites it's little survivors with their nursing staff

WCSH6.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Children that underwent care in Eastern Maine Medical Center's NICU were reunited with some of the nursing staff that cared for them Sunday afternoon. For parents with babies born pre-maturely or suffering from health ...

Mary Griffin appointed as new chief executive of Irish Nursing and Midwifery Board

Irish Independent - ‎17 hours ago‎
Of these, 581 are at an advanced stage in their registration process and we are calling on the nursing regulator to process such high volume of nurse applicants in as timely a manner as possible”. He added:” Irish society is faced with a shortfall of ...

15000 elderly people at unauthorized nursing homes in Japan

Japan Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
At least 15,000 elderly people were living in unauthorized nursing homes across Japan in the fiscal year that ended in March, a Kyodo News survey found Sunday.

Improving staff retention and career progression

Nursing Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nursing Times; 112: 18, 18-20. Staff shortages are serious and widespread and, for many trusts, the cost of temporary staff is not sustainable.
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NSW Government abandons 24/7 nursing in aged care homes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association said it was "gobsmacked" by Health Minister Jillian Skinner's response to a NSW Parliamentary inquiry, which had urged the Baird Government to retain 24/7 registered nurses in NSW nursing ...

Exhibit Displays the Evolution of Nursing

WDTV - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Immaculate Conception Nurse Ministry held a nursing memorabilia exhibit in Clarksburg Sunday morning. There were displays showcasing historic equipment from hospitals and different schools of nursing, as well as photographs of community members ...

Group Sues State Over Nursing Home Construction Freeze

Indiana Public Media - ‎20 hours ago‎
A Carmel-based nursing home builder is suing Indiana, seeking to strike down a 2015 moratorium on new nursing home construction in most of the state.
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Formal Nursing Practice Promotes Patient Safety With Oral Chemotherapy

Oncology Nurse Advisor - ‎20 hours ago‎
SAN ANTONIO, Tex.–A formal nursing practice was developed to promote patient safety and adherence with oral chemotherapy, according to a presentation at the ONS 41st Annual Congress.

Pinellas Park Police investigating nursing home death

Bay News 9 - ‎16 hours ago‎
Officials said Moten was in a wheelchair but moved about the nursing home freely. Staff members at the nursing home said they had been checking on him throughout the afternoon and that Moten had been wheeling himself in and out of the facility.

Police probe neglect allegations at Berkshire nursing homes

BBC News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Allegations of neglect at two Berkshire nursing homes are being investigated, police have said. Concerns were raised about The Berkshire in Barkham Road and Woodbury House in Jouldings Lane with Wokingham Borough Council.
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A Battle Brews Over Nurse Licensing in the Digital Age

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Hospitals and some nursing groups are lobbying state legislators across the nation to do away with requirements that nurses be licensed in each state where they work, arguing that the rules inhibit the use of new health-care methods such as telemedicine.

Using a CBT approach to manage low back pain

Nursing Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
A training programme was developed so health professionals from many different specialties, from nursing to occupational health, can have a positive impact on patients with the condition, easing their disability and consequently also, the financial ...

Nursing home records may have been falsified

The Boston Globe - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
State regulators are investigating whether nurses falsified patient records, and then lied about their actions, at a troubled Wilmington nursing home where two residents died, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. That agency has ...
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