Nursing Home Infection Control Surveys on the Decline

Focused infection control (FIC) surveys appear to be on the decline at a time when some in the skilled nursing industry still remain concerned over the nature of the relationship with surveyors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. FIC surveys were conducted 756 times in June of this year compared to 8,896 times in June 2020 — […]

Skilled Nursing Facility Surveys Skyrocket During Pandemic

Skilled nursing facility surveys have skyrocketed over the past year, with some worrying that surveyors have also grown more aggressive. Federal data indicates that the number of surveys conducted nationwide has risen 132% percent since 2020, leaving some wondering how fairly standards are being applied when COVID-19 is already forcing facilities to contend with staff […]

Less Than 5% of Nursing Homes Receive Abuse Icon — But Financial Impacts Could Be Coming

As the federal government predicted, just under 5% of the nation’s nursing facilities received a new abuse warning icon on the consumer-facing Nursing Home Compare website — but the early data also reveals significant regional variations that could have an impact on valuations and bottom lines moving forward. Out of 15,262 total facilities, just 760 […]