According to new research, raising the minimum wage by as little as 10 percent would significantly improve the safety and health of nursing home residents. A visiting scholar at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Krista Ruffini recently published her findings on the impact of increasing the minimum wage on nursing home quality and turnover. She compared facilities in hundreds of U.S. counties that increased their minimum wage between 1990 to 2017 with those that had not. In this article, we will summarize Ruffini’s findings and shed light on the suggested implications for nursing home residents.
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As an experienced elder law practice in Bucks County PA we know and clients tell us all of the time that the process of getting admitted to a nursing home can be stressful. Now, imagine you or your loved one has been asked to leave.
Nursing homes are required to adhere to certain discharge procedures before forcing a resident to leave, but all the same, many family members accept this decision without question.
If your loved one is facing eviction from a nursing home, it’s important to remember that you have the right to challenge an improper discharge.
In this blog post, we’ll explore how and why nursing homes can evict residents, and how an elder law attorney can help you.
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