Nursing Homes http://wkms.org en HCHC Prepares for Changes in Nursing Care http://wkms.org/post/hchc-prepares-changes-nursing-care <p>A lack of patients is bringing changes to the Henry County Medical Center’s hospital-run nursing home, the Henry County Healthcare Center.&nbsp; The facility has capacity for 150 residents, but around 30 beds are consistently empty and it’s spent the past few weeks in restructuring mode.&nbsp; Hospital officials have shut down one hall and cut two full-time jobs.&nbsp; They also expect to limit the number of new hires in the coming years.&nbsp; Mon, 03 Sep 2012 17:27:05 +0000 Angela Hatton 21646 at http://wkms.org HCHC Prepares for Changes in Nursing Care HCMC Nursing Home in Restructuring, Looking to Future http://wkms.org/post/hcmc-nursing-home-restructuring-looking-future <p>Henry County Medical Center officials have eliminated two jobs at their hospital-run nursing home, as part of a facility restructuring. The nursing home is in the process of closing down one wing because of a lack of patients. CEO Tom Gee says the number of patients at the nursing home has declined steadily in the past two years, with around 30 empty beds. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:21:56 +0000 Angela Hatton 21569 at http://wkms.org HCMC Nursing Home in Restructuring, Looking to Future Tough Times for Low-Income Seniors Hoping to Qualify for Nursing Homes http://wkms.org/post/tough-times-low-income-seniors-hoping-qualify-nursing-homes <p></p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:07:44 +0000 Dave Shinall & The Associated Press 21000 at http://wkms.org Tough Times for Low-Income Seniors Hoping to Qualify for Nursing Homes