Nursing Home

Society
4:51 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

Public Forum for Patients & Caregivers at Calloway Co. Library, Thursday

When Love Gets Tough, the Nursing Home Decision by Doug Manning
Credit book cover, Amazon.com

Constance Alexander facilitates a Murray Calloway Endowment for Health Care public forum for patients and caregivers Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Calloway County Public Library. The featured speaker is attorney Chip Adams and Murray Calloway Hospital Chaplain Kerry Lambert preview a helpful book addressing the decision to use nursing home care and speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the emotional dilemmas involved.

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Health
3:13 pm
Wed June 3, 2015

Kentucky Ranks Poorly in Federal Rankings of Nursing Home Quality

Originally published on Wed June 3, 2015 9:45 am

Sherry Cooke’s brother, Dennis, died during a stint in a nursing home in Louisville. Years ago, Dennis fell from a ladder and sustained serious brain injuries. He was only in his 40s, and spent the next several years bouncing from one nursing home to another.

Cooke, who lives in Pewee Valley, said she kept her brother company and checked on him practically every day. Despite her vigilance, she said he starved to death within seven months of entering a nursing home.

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2013 KY General Assembly
3:38 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Nursing Home Group Launches Ads in Support of Medical Review Bill

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Groups supporting a bill creating medical panels to review allegations of nursing home abuse are taking their cause to the airwaves. The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities this week released a 60 second television radio ad, urging people to support Senate Bill 9.

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Society
4:19 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Kentucky Lawyer Rejects Extendicar​e's Claims State Legal Environmen​t is Hostile

A Kentucky law firm that specializes in nursing home abuse cases is pushing back on nursing home company Extendicare’'s claim that the state'’s legal environment is causing it to pull back its operation.

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Business
3:10 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Nursing Home Company Leaving Commonwealth

Shady Lawn Nursing Home, Cadiz
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A prominent nursing home company is ending its operations in Kentucky, and the decision has reignited a battle between the nursing home industry and legal professionals.

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