Law requiring dementia training for healthcare professionals is unprecedented, Alzheimer's Association says
Healthcare professionals who treat adults in Massachusetts will be required to undergo training related to Alzheimer's disease under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker.
A new report that is critical of Texas assisted living operators' preparedness and response to Hurricane Harvey in 2017 is misleading to the public and insulting to industry workers, according to associations representing assisted living operators in the Lone Star State.
Memory care communities in Ohio would face new employee training requirements, and "respite care" would get a new definition, if a task force's recommendations become law.
Workers at assisted living communities in Massachusetts will be required to undergo training on the prevention and elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity under a new law.
New York employers would be required to give all employees 12 weeks of paid time off if a close relative dies, under a bipartisan bill awaiting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature.
Assisted living communities in Florida counties often targeted by hurricanes have not been added to utility company lists that prioritize power restoration in emergencies. Meanwhile, 40% of Florida assisted living facilities have not complied with a state generator law.
The 64-year-old Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities has launched the Kentucky Center for Assisted Living, a state affiliate of the National Center for Assisted Living.
A bill to cap punitive damages awarded in lawsuits against assisted living communities, personal care homes and nursing homes was defeated 103-91 Monday in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
D.C. bill would bar assisted living communities from accepting new residents with dementia ... Ohio assisted living communities score an average of 85.2 (out of 100) on resident satisfaction survey
Assisted living communities cannot be considered "community-integrated housing" for purposes of helping Louisiana comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act in serving people with serious mental illness, according to an agreement recently signed by the U.S. Justice Department and Louisiana Department of Health.