The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has agreed not to enforce the anti-retaliation provisions in its workplace injury and illness tracking rule until Dec. 1 while the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas considers a motion challenging the new provisions.
Georgia State University Gerontology Institute researchers are in the middle of a five-year, $1.9 million study ultimately aiming to improve the quality of life for assisted living residents and their formal and informal caregivers. Eight Atlanta-area assisted living communities are part of the research.
Plaintiffs’ attorneys increasingly are looking at assisted living communities as potential lawsuit targets, Neville Bilimoria, a partner with the health law practice group of Duane Morris LLP in Chicago, told those attending a Tuesday educational session at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living annual meeting in Nashville, TN.
Almost half of the states changed regulations, statutes or policies affecting assisted living between January 2015 and June 2016, according to the National Center for Assisted Living’s 2016 “Assisted Living State Regulatory Review,” released Thursday.