OBRA (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987)

Landmark legislation, sometimes called “The Nursing Home Reform Bill” that increased emphasis on care and codified many provisions for the first time. The law requires that each resident be evaluated upon admission, receive an individualized care plan and be informed about treatment decisions.

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July 18

A truckload of charity

Gainesville, FL 

The Village at Gainesville recently donated a truckload of used appliances from its residences to the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank.

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