When did the government start rating nursing homes?

Answer The United States government began using a star-based system to rate nursing homes in December of 2008. This system assigns a number of stars (between one and five) to denote the nursing home's rat... Read More »

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Government Regulations for Nursing Homes?

The All Health website reports that the U.S. federal government introduced minimum regulations covering the care of occupants within a nursing home. Although these regulations are the minimum stand... Read More »

How do I Help Nursing Homes?

People volunteer for all kinds of reasons. Unpaid volunteer work can help with learning new skills, developing an understanding of a particular workplace and can be a reference when looking for a j... Read More »

My condo community has decided to put new siding on your homes and if I don't pay 5500 they will put a lien on my home. Will that affect my credit rating?

Yes, a lien on your title, which clouds it, becomes public record and can affect your credit rating.

How many Americans are in nursing homes?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that in 2008 there were 1,412,540 residents in nursing home facilities within the United St... Read More »