The facility must provide each resident with a nourishing, palatable, well-balanced diet that meets his or her daily nutritional and special dietary needs, taking into consideration the preferences of each resident.
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According to 42 CFR § 483.25, quality care is a fundamental principle that applies to all treatment and care provided to facility residents.
Dietary Services are Included in Medicare or Medicaid Billing for Nursing Home Dietary Services are Included in §483.10 Dietary Services Are Included, Resident rights. Nursing and dietary services are included in the bill for nursing home services provided to residents. 42 CFR 483.10 (b)(8)(i) Services included in Medicare or Medicaid payment. During the course of […]
Facility Must Inform Residents and Their Legal Representatives of Resident Rights A skilled nursing facility must inform residents of many rights which are mandated by federal regulation. There is little benefit in having rights if you are unaware of them. Nursing home resident and their family members need to be familiar with the legal rights of […]
According to the CDC, in a study regarding pressure ulcers based on data from the National Nursing Home Survey, 2004, Pressure Ulcer