Nursing Home Legislation Moves Forward In House

Nursing homes would come under increased state scrutiny and suffer more severe punmishments for violations under a bill moving forward in the House. A similar bill died on the last day of the session last year. It would require suspected elder abuse and suspicious...

Nixon wants better nursing homes

A proposed Missouri law could help protect the elderly from abuse in nursing homes. Attorney General Jay Nixon says the bill is needed because there is inadequate training and background checks for nursing home workers. To make matters worse, Nixon complains about low...

Report questions MO nursing care

A report by federal investigators on nursing homes has Senator Kit Bond calling for closer examination of the state inspection system. Senator Bond says the report has turned up some unpleasant news about many of Missouri’s nursing homes which had been given the...
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