Want to check on a certain nursing home? See how they have been doing?
You can go to medicare’s website to look for citations – www.medicare.gov
You can make a Freedom of Information Act request to your local state health authority (in Va. call 1-800-955-1819) and ask for the most recent state survey results;
You can check in on the licenses of the attending physician (in Virginia www.vahealthprovider.com) or the nurses (in Virginia http://www.dhp.state.va.us)
It certainly couldn’t hurt to check it out….