Care provider to close 12 nursing homes across Scotland


Closing: The Bield Housing nursing home in Linlithgow. Google 2017 A care provider has announced plans to close 12 nursing homes across Scotland.Trade union Unison said the decision by Bield Housing would result in more than 160 residents, including some aged 90 and above, being forced to…

Three Ontario nursing homes ordered to stop new admissions because of substandard care

The crackdown on three Ontario nursing homes came this week after the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ordered each to “cease admissions.” Jane Meadus, a staff lawyer at Toronto’s Advocacy Centre for the Elderly legal clinic, says new legislation …Ontario halts admissions at 3 nursing homes after inspections reveal ‘unacceptable’ …

Ontario halts admissions at 3 nursing homes after inspections reveal ‘unacceptable’ conditions

Ontario has told three nursing homes to stop accepting new patients over accusations of inadequate care. The order affects the Tyndall Nursing Home in Mississauga, Earls Court Long Term Care in London and Caressant Care in Fergus. “It is completely …Three Ontario nursing homes ordered to stop new admissions because of …

Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Saturday announced that he was directing all nursing homes in the state to purchase generators for use during power outages after eight people died at a nursing home following Hurricane Irma. Scott said that he was

Power still out at dozens of Florida nursing homes as investigation continues into 8 deaths

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Dozens of nursing homes across Florida remained without power Thursday, a potentially perilous situation for elderly Floridians nearly a week after Hurricane Irma began knocking out electricity for millions statewide. The most …Investigations underway after Florida nursing home deaths

North-central Pa. businesses seek accommodation with their new health care provider, UPMC

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteNorth-central Pa. businesses seek accommodation with their new health care provider, UPMCPittsburgh Post-GazetteOfficials at PMF in Williamsport worry that they are being left in UPMC’s wake as it has expanded by 12 hospitals, about one-third the total size of its network, in the past eight months, the fastest pace …

Massive fires in Napa and Sonoma burn hundreds of homes and businesses, force evacuations, close hospitals

Massive wildfires burned out of control in Napa and Sonoma counties early Monday, destroying hundreds of number of homes and businesses, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and shutting down major roadways as firefighters sought to halt the advance of infernos that were driven by powerful winds. There was …

‘Ahead of the game’: Florida seniors, nursing homes prep for Hurricane Irma

(CNN) Cypress Village, a senior living facility in Jacksonville, Florida, is Herbert Dreisbach’s home — and when Hurricane Irma hits, he doesn’t plan to leave his home. This will be the first hurricane that he and his wife, Joanne, will experience Miami under hurricane watch as ferocious Hurricane Irma bears …