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Opioids for Nursing Home Patients: What You Need to Know

When it comes to opioid addiction, the common scenario involves someone who is prescribed the medication to recover from a major surgery or car accident, only to get hooked. It’s less common to associate opioid addiction with the elderly, let alone a nursing home patient.

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How Nursing Homes Became COVID-19 Hotspots

As the Coronavirus pandemic surges on, nursing homes across the country have become major hotspots. This pattern emerged in spite of new changes implemented by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)  to stop the virus from spreading.

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Growing Concern of Superbug In Nursing Homes

Proper sanitation precautions can prevent disease outbreaks from occurring in nursing homes. Yet, sometimes regular handwashing and patient isolation is not enough. As “7 On Your Side” found after investigating a deadly superbug in a Brooklyn nursing home, certain conditions appear to have no source.

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Disease Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

In June 2019, a New Jersey nursing home case in which 11 children died due to a disease outbreak the previous year reached a resolution. In the fall of 2018, adenovirus infected 36 residents and one staff member. This disease displays flu-like symptoms but is significantly harder to treat.

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400 Negligent Homes Excluded from CMS Program

We understand it’s not always an easy decision to place our loved one in a nursing home. Yet when a family member’s care becomes too much or too expensive, this move can be the best choice for many American families.

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