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VIRGINIA NURSING HOMES IN THE NEWS

I had some free time between Christmas and New Years so I though I would do a little on the Internet to see if there were any interesting stories in the news about Virginia’s nursing home. I was saddened to find the following: Mark Albright, a former licensed practical nurse at the Chesapeake Health and...[Read More]

VIRGINIA’S NURSING HOMES RANKS NEAR BOTTOM FOR STAFFING

The best indicator of whether a nursing home can provide good care to your family member is whether the facility has enough well-trained staff to get the job done. You see…most nursing homes cut costs and increase profits by working with the fewest possible number of nurses and nursing aides. And patient care suffers whenever...[Read More]

DANVILLE VA NURSING HOMES

Yesterday Dan wrote about the nursing homes in Roanoke and Wytheville Virginia. This week Medicare.gov began a five star rating system for area nursing homes. Like the classic AAA restaurant or hotel rating system, the more stars, the better. So which nursing homes 25 miles from Southside got a 5 star rating? NONE OF THEM...[Read More]