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Study Finds Lower Quality of Care at For Profit Nursing Home Chains

On Behalf of | Feb 4, 2016 | Blog, Elder Abuse, Law Articles, News, Nursing home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect

Study Finds Lower Quality of Care at For-Profit Nursing Home Chains

In 2012, over half of nursing home chains were operated by corporate chains. Facilities owned by the largest for-profit chains were reported to have a lower quality of care. In a recent study reported by the Official Journal of the Medical Care Section, American Public Health Association, the study concludes that evidence suggests that nursing homes affiliated with large-for-profit and medium-for-profit chains have lower ratings by families reporting experiences with care.

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