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We, the residents of Columbia County demand that you Vote NO... To the PRIVATIZATION of Pine Haven Nursing Home.

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Non-Profit vs. For-Profit Nursing Homes: Is there a Difference in Care?

 

In September 2007, an investigative report in The New York Times found that:

The  facilities it focused on, in the year after its takeover by a private equity firm, cut the number of registered nurses in half and cut spending on nursing supplies, activities for residents, and other supplies, leading to poorer resident care.

2011, the first-ever analysis of the ten largest for-profit nursing home chains reported that between 2003 and 2008, compared to all other ownership groups... facilities owned by  for-profit chains had:

  • The lowest staffing levels;
  • The highest number of deficiencies identified by public regulatory agencies; and
  • The highest number of deficiencies causing harm or jeopardy to resident

Pine Haven Nursing Home ..The quility of care we want for our loved ones. 

 



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