Nursing Home Environment Requirements Pursuant to federal regulations cited in 42 CFR § 483.90, physical environment, the facility must be designed, constructed, equipped, and maintained to protect the health and safety of residents, personnel and the public. (a) Life safety
Fall Prevention and Fractures in Nursing Homes According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Fall Prevention – Each year, an average nursing home with 100 beds reports 100 to 200 falls. About 1,800 older adults living in nursing homes
According to 42 CFR § 483.25, quality care is a fundamental principle that applies to all treatment and care provided to facility residents.
Nursing Home Falls are Preventable Most nursing home falls are preventable. In my experience one of the more preventable types of abuse and neglect that occurs in a nursing home would be fault events. There are many types of fall
Elder Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes There is an increasing trend is towards providing care in a home like environment whenever possible. There is a wide spectrum of housing for elderly and disabled persons with an increasing number of