Tag: nursing home comparison

A New Resource for Finding Information about the Quality of Nursing Homes

I recently came across a resource for family and friends faced with having to find a nursing home for a loved one.åÊ The Informed Patient Institute (IPI) is a non-profit organization that has identified and evaluated all of the nursing home report cards in the country.åÊ IPI doesn’t rate individual...

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New Tool Searches Nursing Home Deficiencies

A consumer-targeted Internet tool allows users to search the federal nursing home inspection reports and deficiencies by keyword, city and facility name. The Nursing Home Inspect database covers nearly 118,000 deficiencies at 14,565 homes. It was designed by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism. Nursing Home Inspect uses...

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