Disability care

Montana VA Health Care System Encourages Veterans and Families to File Claims After PACT Act Passes | New

Here is a press release from the US Department of Veterans Affairs: HELENA, Mont.—The Montana VA (Montana VA) Health Care System encourages all Montana veterans and their families to consider the potential benefits available to them through the new PACT Act legislation. On August 10, 2022, the PACT law was …

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Letter: Public Opposition Rises in Newsom CARE Court

Sacramento, California – Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and former Congressman Tony Coelho, co-authors of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), joined Disability Rights California and more than 500 people and organizations nationwide, urging the governor to change course on the CARE Court proposal. Letter calls on Governor to …

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White House aims to restore health care protections for LGBTQ workers

A settlement proposed by the Biden administration would once again protect transgender and other LGBTQ workers seeking health care services from discrimination. Proposal new rule would reverse a Trump-era regulation by restoring gender identity and sexual orientation as categories protected from discrimination under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act …

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Speech from the Throne addresses health care, inflation and labor shortages

By Maureen Revait August 9, 2022 2:33 p.m. The Conservative government’s first Speech from the Throne after the election acknowledged the stressors in the health care system, but failed to mention many detailed solutions. Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivered the speech at Queens Park on Tuesday afternoon. The speech said …

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The government has warned against expanding ex parte hearings in child custody proceedings

Proposals to expand the use of ex parte hearings in child custody proceedings could be challenged as unconstitutional, the government has been told. The Department of Childhood, Equality, Handicap, Integration and Youth has just published the answers to its 2020 consultation on the reform of the Child Care Act 1991. …

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New advisory group aims to improve pregnancy and postpartum care in Pennsylvania | Five for the weekend

Good weekend to all. At the start of the week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the creation of an advisory group to improve support for pregnancy and postpartum care across the Commonwealth. Known as the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Advisory Group, it is responsible for “providing support to …

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It Can Be Difficult Caring For Pets While Living With A Disability, But A Service Is Trying To Fill The Gap

Debbie Pragt lives with multiple sclerosis (MS) and gets around using a mobility scooter. Some days, when her symptoms are particularly severe, she finds it difficult to move around her house. What brings her joy and helps her get through each day is the company of her two dogs. She’s …

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Baptist Health Care Foundation donation, pet adoption events and more

Former Baptist Health Care President and CEO Al Stubblefield and his wife, Mary Lee, donated $100,000 to Baptist Health Care Foundation. The foundation will name the emergency department waiting room, located on the first floor of the new Baptist Hospital campus, in honor of the Stubblefields for this donation. The …

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South African government to use former elderly care home to help discharge NDIS patients from hospital

A former nursing home for the elderly will be used to discharge NDIS patients who no longer need acute medical care from hospital in a bid to free up capacity in South Australia’s overwhelmed healthcare system. Key points: State government opens new community care facility to help discharge NDIS patients …

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UP health data access to eye care, pandemic impact | News, Sports, Jobs

By Houghton Daily Mining Gazette Staff HANCOCK – The Upper Peninsula West District Health Department, located on Depot Street, last week announced the release of the 2021 Upper Peninsula Community Health Needs Assessment. The 458-page book, available online for the general public, includes findings from health surveys; data …

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Louisville Urology Care Company Pays $60,000 Fine for Violating ADA | New

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The largest urology care provider in the greater Louisville area has agreed to pay $60,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not providing people with reduced mobility equal access to its services and equipment. According to the U.S. Attorney’s …

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Community placements for learning disabilities and autism increasingly expensive than hospital care – report

Photo: Chrupka/Adobe Stock More funds are needed to help people with learning disabilities and people with autism leave mental health hospitals due to the rising cost of community care, a government-commissioned report found. The study, by consultants RedQuadrant, found the needs of those now discharged were greater than previous cohorts, …

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Services and supports for older Australians at risk of homelessness

Around one in six people aged 55 and over are homeless in Australia. Over the past three censuses, the number of older Australians who are homeless has steadily increased. Older women were found to be the fastest growing group of homeless people between 2011 and 2016. Currently, 240,000 older women …

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Failure of veterans health care bill in Senate angers supporters

(CNN) – In a surprise move, a bill that would have extended health care and disability benefits to millions of veterans has been blocked. The “Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act of 2022,” also known as the “PACT Act,” was supposed to pass the Senate on Wednesday evening, …

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Kaiser Permanente NorCal honored for quality care – Times-Herald

Kaiser Permanente Hospitals in Northern California was recently recognized for excellence. The 33rd annual US News & World Report study named hospitals “high performers” for stroke and pneumonia care. The top performers are based on ratings from more than 4,500 US medical centers and represent the top 20% of hospitals …

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Peninsula Health Care District physicians warn public to beware of rising COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths this winter

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — While monkeypox is a major health issue that is catching the attention of the public and health officials, a group of Bay Area doctors say they are warning people not to forget the threat that COVID-19 continues to represent. They say hospitalization and death rates will …

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NJDOL awards $1.1 million through first CARE grant to improve access to worker benefits and protections

NJDOL Awards $1.1 Million Through First CARE Grant to improve access to worker benefits and protections TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has awarded $1.1 million through its inaugural Cultivating Access, Rights, and Equity grant program ( CARE) to 13 beneficiaries, including four collaboratives, …

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Research priorities and areas of intervention for epilepsy care in Europe – EURACTIV.com

“Headway – A new roadmap in Brain Health: Focus Epilepsy”, produced by the Think Tank The European House – Ambrosetti in collaboration with Angelini Pharma, was designed and launched in 2022 with the aim of creating a multidisciplinary platform for strategic thinking, d analysis, dialogue and comparison between different European …

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Care Commission report ‘is a tangible demonstration of what DPOs can achieve’ – Disability News Service

Years of lobbying by Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs), backed by research and evidence, appear to have persuaded a local authority to take a new rights-based approach to tackling the protection crisis social. A report from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Future of Adult Welfare Commission (FASCC) includes a series of …

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HHS proposes healthcare rule on abortion and transgender services

By Tom Tracy, Catholic News Service In early April, the leadership of the Catholic Benefits Association predicted that the US Department of Health and Human Services would soon announce regulatory proposals that could pose an existential threat to religious employers, including Catholic hospitals. On July 25, HHS finally published this …

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Allegations of poor care, patients left unclean for hours at a South African government-run disability care ward

A man living in a state-run disabled care facility would rather risk his life than have his leg amputated for fear of not being treated properly. Key points: Residents of SA’s Transitional Home Service have reported concerns about inappropriate care Patient’s husband says his wife was left soiled in a …

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California: Health Care Providers Must Join Statewide Data Sharing Agreement by 2024 | Blogs | Health law today

Thanks to co-author Danny Costandy, summer associate in Foley’s San Diego office, for his contributions to this post. Many California healthcare providers, including hospitals and physician groups, will soon be required to sign California’s first-ever statewide data-sharing agreement governing the exchange of health information. and social services. The new requirement …

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Death of mother following surgical delay and multiple care failures – report

Simon O’Connor / Stuff The Taranaki Board of Health has come under fire for its care of a Taranaki mother who died in hospital after waiting nearly 12 weeks for surgery that should have taken place within four years. (file photo) Having already waited nearly 12 weeks for surgery she …

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Abrazo West honored for stroke care | New

Abrazo West Campus received the Silver Plus Get with the Guidelines-Stroke award from the American Heart Association for its commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment in accordance with nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and one of the leading …

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Recruiting the Best People for Presbyterian Church Nursing Homes

A recent Presbyterian Church community recruitment initiative for care aides, team leaders and other positions exceeded expectations when it filled 70% of vacancies. The Council for Social Witness (CSW), the social arm of the church, manages the day-to-day provision of housing, nursing, supported housing, respite care and day care, as …

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Teamwork makes the dream work for Widnes Vikings and care charity

Widnes Vikings captain Jack Owens with volunteer Ian Toole, both wearing outfits marking the club’s five years of work with Community Integrated Care. Widnes Vikings will wear a special edition shirt commemorating the club’s work with a major city-based charity when the players take to the pitch to take on …

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Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital Wins National Award for Stroke Care | News, Sports, Jobs

JERSEY SHORE – Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital received the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines – Stroke award from the American Heart Association. This honor recognizes the commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized and research-based guidelines, which ultimately leads …

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Workplace Protections for Employees Seeking Abortion Care

By Rosa Aliberti and Alexandra Berke (July 21, 2022, 5:08 p.m. EDT) — Since the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, employers across the country rallied to offer abortion-related benefits to their employees. Employers are always wondering what they …

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The case for decompressive craniectomy versus medical care for… : Neurology Today

By Mary Beth Nierengarten July 21, 2022 Science Explained Article in brief A new analysis found that people who had depressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injury with elevated intracranial pressure were more likely to improve at 24 months, compared to those who received standard medical treatment. …

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Stroke patient care and challenges

By Dr Sudarsan Mandal India has made great strides in the medical field, and our advanced healthcare and highly trained doctors are on par with the best in the world. India is one of the most popular medical tourist destinations in the world. Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTA) to India on …

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Pain and palliative care: adding life to the days

Usually, medical professionals tend to focus primarily on physical issues – the organs and their diseases. Palliative care recognizes that people are more than organs put together; their minds, spirits and emotions are all part of who they are. It also recognizes the families and communities to which they belong. …

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PJ Care promotes Lisa Andrew to Director of Operations

Lisa Andre PJ Care has appointed Lisa Andrew as Chief Operating Officer, succeeding Mark Butler, who has retired. Andrew, who joined the neurological care provider as director of clinical operations in July last year, has more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare sector – public and private – …

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InFocus: Professionalising care for people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland

Dr. Leonid Shapiro, Managing Partner, Dr. Michelle Tempest, Partner, and Phil Carrivick, Director, at Candesic compare how different European countries approach care for people with intellectual disabilities (PWID) and explore whether an increase in market share of independent provision in Ireland will raise policy issues around the commercialization of care. …

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UNC Health Care System set to pay $125,000 in damages for violating federal disability rights law – WSOC TV

RALEIGH, NC — The UNC health care system will pay $125,000 in damages and admit violating federal disability rights laws to settle blind patients’ legal claims that UNC Health does not provide written documentation in braille, large print or electronic formats that are more accessible. The National Federation of the …

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Liberal MP tables long-term care home neglect bill – Canada News

Photo: The Canadian Press Liberal MP Hedy Fry Cathy Legere witnessed the conditions faced by elderly residents in long-term care facilities and the intense pressure personal care staff were under at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retired infection control nurse volunteered her services at the Orchard Villa home …

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Washed-out Upper Colo Bridge impedes access to basic care and separates families

When the Upper Colo Bridge was destroyed during the Hawkesbury River flood in March 2021, Trevor Ward knew it would be a nuisance. The scale of the problem was a total shock. “We covered between 22,000 and 25,000 additional kilometers [since then] with the loss of the wooden bridge,” he …

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UNC Health Care System Reaches Settlement Regarding Patient Disability Claims | Local News

The UNC Health Care System has agreed to pay $125,000 in damages as part of the settlement of legal claims involving plaintiffs that include blind patients, according to a press release issued Thursday by two advocacy groups. As part of the settlement involving the National Federation for the Rights of …

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Probiotics for critical illness: a systematic review and meta… : Critical Care Medicine

1 Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 2 Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 3 Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 4 National Geriatrics Clinical Research Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. 5 …

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The lack of a lawyer delays the trial of the former Sask. Nursing home worker charged with sexually abusing patients

Scathing cries rang out as Brent Gabona swiftly exited his courtroom Wednesday morning in Rosthern, Saskatchewan. “You are going to hell,” shouted supporters of the alleged victims of Gabona. “There is no God for the damned, Brent…why are you wearing a cross?” Son of a bitch. Gabona is accused of …

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Community Scoop » Schedule for Day 3 of Hearings on Residential Care for Persons with Disabilities, Deaf and Mental Health

Press Release – Custody Abuse Royal Commission of Inquiry Survivors of abuse and neglect in psychiatric and psychopedic settings, as well as people from the deaf or disabled community will continue to share evidence today at a public hearing by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care. From July 11 …

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CPA recommends funding reform to support long-term care services

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Over 100 medical professionals challenge rejection of psilocybin access

McKenney’s story is one of many included in a judicial review application filed Monday in Federal Court on behalf of more than 100 healthcare professionals across the country, including doctors, psychologists, clinical counselors , social workers and nurses. They are challenging the federal health minister’s decision last month to deny …

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Kimberley Center care facility ‘hell’ for disabled girl Irene Priest

Warning: This story contains abuse details that some readers may find disturbing. The sister of a disabled woman has described the public care institution her younger brother lived in for decades as “hell” and her devastation upon learning of the physical abuse and neglect her sister suffered. Photo: 123RF Irene …

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Woman refuses to care for her disabled mother after buying her sister Tesla

Parents showing favoritism towards children are unfortunately not uncommon. A woman who felt her mother didn’t show her the same love as her sister decided she had had enough and refused to take care of her disabled mother. A woman shared her story on AITA thread (r/AmItheA–hole) from Reddit and …

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Evangelical Community Hospital is Nationally Recognized for High Quality Stroke Care | News, Sports, Jobs

LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has received the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to recognized, research-based national guidelines, ultimately leading …

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Resource and Pet Care Update

Correction: Faren Healey’s phone number is 352-262-0199. Please see the corrected language below. Following up on last week’s special meeting focused on animal welfare, Alachua County Animal Resources and Care (AR&C) reports on recent improvements to its volunteer program. “We appreciate the community’s patience and understanding as we navigate this …

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Winter Safety: Get a “Winter” COVID Reminder

The rate of spread of COVID has started to accelerate in 2022 due to new sub-variants of Omicron, which are estimated to 40 percent more transmissible than the first variant of Omicron. As the country heads into a very cold winter where experts warn of an increased risk of contracting …

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Episodic Care: Delivering on the Promise of Value-Based Coordinated Treatment: Risk and Insurance

As the need for treatment that empowers and engages patients with musculoskeletal injuries increases, episodic care offers better outcomes and lower total cost of care. Fragmented care negatively affects everyone in the workers’ compensation system, especially injured workers. Providers working in silos contribute to diagnostic uncertainty, disengagement from treatment, and …

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Feel at home at Gill Waminda Aged Care Center | Goulburn post

Lifestyle: Feel at home at Gill Waminda Aged Care Centre. Photo: Supplied Moving into an aged care facility is a significant life change that can be greeted with apprehension, but it can also provide an opportunity to live your best life in a safe environment with familiar faces and needed …

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Changes to Income Allowance and what it means for me

From 1 July, workers under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Awards 2010 (SCHADS Awards) will be paid a minimum of two hours of work per shift or part of an interrupted shift. The price changes are intended to encourage more workers to join or stay in …

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Finally, medical guidelines deal with the care of adults with Down syndrome

Placeholder while loading article actions In the 1960s, the lifetime of a person with Down syndrome was only 10 years old. Today, these lifetimes have stretched at 60 years old. But until recently, no guidelines existed to address the particular health issues that many adults with Down syndrome face. Now …

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Piedmont Henry Recognized Nationally for Stroke Care | New

STOCKBRIDGE – Piedmont Henry Hospital has received the GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for its commitment to ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment in accordance with recognized national guidelines and based on research, which ultimately leads to more lives …

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Access to mental health care is improving | New

According to information published by Mental Health America in its annual “State of Mental Health in America” ​​report, Kentucky ranks 16th in the nation for access to mental health care. The report included rankings and findings across multiple mental health domains from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. …

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Use predictive and prescriptive information to close gaps in care

Using a combination of predictive and prescriptive information about next action, providers can close the care gap for individual patients by leveraging a combination of data sources – clinical data, patient surveys, SDOH data and datasets about consumers and behaviors – and applying artificial intelligence techniques to create those insights. …

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Care Court Equals Oppression – Pushing the Boundaries – July 1, 2022

Our governor is rushing through the legislature with a bill that will make huge changes to how homeless people are treated in California. The so-called Court of Care bill is moving quickly through Senate and Assembly committees without a single “no” vote. The people saying ‘no’ are disability and homeless …

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‘I don’t care’: Jordan Peterson will NOT apologize for offensive remark against Elliot Page

Canadian clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson’s Twitter account has been temporarily restricted for violating the platform’s hateful conduct policy. It happened because the 60-year-old made an offensive remark about transgender actor Elliot Page earlier this week. ADVERTISING “Remember when pide was a sin? And Ellen Page just had her breasts removed …

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Column: Would Medicaid Expansion Lead to Better Health Care and Better Business? | Columnists

Lindsay M. Keisler At the Catawba County Chamber, we aim to serve as a strong pro-business voice, advocating for free enterprise and working alongside local government to ensure a friendly business environment that is necessary for all businesses in Catawba County to Catawba are growing and sustaining. Two major issues …

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Fight chronic kidney disease with “Care, Know and Detect”

In 2017, chronic kidney disease (CKD) was the 4th leading cause of premature death in the Philippines, with kidney failure being the 9th leading cause of death and disability. In 2021, the hemodialysis procedure exceeded the procedure cases reimbursed by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. Dr Nickson Austria, nephrologist, said: …

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Stroke care | mercy

When a stroke occurs, every second counts. As the regional leader in stroke care, Mercyhealth offers 24/7 treatment at our certified stroke centers in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. From diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and ongoing care, our highly trained team provides advanced treatments and therapies to …

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Race, income and location play a role in access to stroke care, study finds

Residents of predominantly black communities are more likely than those of predominantly white communities to live near a hospital with a certified stroke center. But a new study shows that when residents of these black communities have a stroke, they are at greater risk of receiving care in a less …

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The Care Quality Commission asked Versita Care to improve

A care agency in BASINGSTOKE has been told it needs to improve following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Versita Care Limited, based in Roman Road, Winklebury, was visited by the health watchdog in April and a report published this month classified it as ‘needs improvement’ overall. Read …

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Mountainside Medical Center recognized for providing high quality stroke care – Essex News Daily

MONTCLAIR/GLEN RIDGE, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center, located in Montclair and Glen Ridge, has received the Gold Plus “Get With the Guidelines” award from the American Heart Association for its commitment to ensuring that patients with stroke receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, …

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American Heart Association recognizes Beloit Health System for stroke care

BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) – The Beloit Health System has been nationally recognized this year for its commitment to stroke patients and their treatment programs. The American Heart Association awarded Beloit Health the GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines Stroke quality award. To be considered, hospitals must achieve 85% or greater adherence …

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A model for implementing genomic medicine in the neonatal intensive care unit

Gubbels CS, VanNoy GE, Madden JA, Copenheaver D, Yang S, Wojcik MH, et al. Prospective, phenotype-driven selection of critically ill neonates for rapid exome sequencing is associated with high diagnostic yield. Genet Med. 2020;22:736–44. Article Google Scholar Elliott AM, du Souich C, Lehman A, Guella I, Evans DM, Candido T, …

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New home care providers appointed

The Commonwealth Government has appointed MiCare, mecwacare and Uniting AgeWell to provide home and community care to residents of the town of Casey in response to Commonwealth aged and disabled funding reforms. Following a review of services which allowed Council to consider the likely impact of these reforms, the priorities …

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Hospital emergency response, home care bills advance in state assembly

Senator Bill Dodd FAIRFIELD — A pair of bills advanced this week by Sen. Bill Dodd to try to improve Californians’ access to health care, both in emergencies and at home. The first bill, Senate Bill 979, eases insurance restrictions for hospital patients seeking treatment outside of their network coverage …

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DOJ: Maine Violates ADA in Care of Children with Disabilities

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is unnecessarily institutionalizing young people with mental and developmental disabilities due to a lack of sufficient community services that would allow children to stay in their homes, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday. by declaring a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The …

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How much do we care about special educational needs?

The National Education Policy 2020 is seen as an innovative roadmap to overhaul the education sector in the country. For the first time in independent India, the education of disabled children is an integral part of a national policy. Although there were earlier attempts at a national education policy in …

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HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Covid injections for youngest start this week

US health officials have approved Covid-19 vaccines for infants and toddlers, the last remaining age group that has not been eligible for inoculation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Immunization Practices Advisory Committee voted unanimously over the weekend to recommend Pfizer’s three-dose vaccine for young people aged six months …

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Caroline Flack’s mother Christine says TV presenters need ‘better duty of care’

Caroline Flack’s mother said TV presenters needed improvements in ‘duty of care’ because of the level of ‘exposure’. Christine said it was ‘ironic’ that her late daughter, who hosted hugely popular ITV show Love Island, was ‘wrongly fired’ from her role as her own love life was turned upside down. …

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Dole VA Hosts Healthcare Enrollment Lounge at Hays

Submitted Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center is hosting an event to help veterans living in Northwest Kansas understand the VA services available to them, register for VA health care, and begin the process of filing for disability claims. “There are nearly 2,000 veterans in Northwest Kansas who are not …

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Visitor limits for Western Australian aged care set to remain for some time, despite easing of COVID-19 restrictions

Brian Ridge visits his wife, Denise Brown, who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, at her Perth nursing home almost every day. Key points: Visitor limits for elderly care are among the last remaining COVID restrictions Visitors are limited to two people per day, impacting larger families Major elderly care provider expects …

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Linking Doctor and Dentist Records for Faster Dental Care – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, June 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Quick access to a patient’s medical records could help dentists provide better care, but it rarely happens, according to a new study. “Oral health practitioners may need to confirm a list of medical considerations; for example, that there is no contraindication for a …

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IronPigs Launches ‘Pigs Care’ Program to Assist People with Disabilities During Baseball Games | Lehigh Valley Regional News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, in conjunction with Air Products, are launching a program designed to help people with disabilities. The “Pigs Care” program provides the opportunity for any guest with an invisible or visible disability to stop by the Guest Services window of the Lehigh Valley Institute …

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Statewide Foster Care Bill Returns to North Carolina Senate | Government and politics

A statewide foster care plan favored by state health regulators has reached the Senate floor for the second time after a series of clarifications were approved by the Senate Rules and Operations Committee. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to manage foster care services through …

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The Royal Commission on Disability slams the South African Department of Social Services (DHS) for caring for two men

A damning report by the Royal Commission on Disability has revealed that the South African Department of Social Services (DHS) has failed to provide a safe home for two men with autism and intellectual disability. Key points: The Royal Commission on Disability has made 15 adverse findings against DHS He …

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CareBridge Secures Funding to Expand Its Value-Based Home Care Model

CareBridge, a value-based care solution for patients receiving Home and Community Services (HCBS), closed a $140 million funding round. Over the past 12 months, the company says it has gone from around 1,100 high-risk patients in June 2021 to around 19,000 high-risk patients today. The funding was led by Oak …

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Coventry care provider for people with learning disabilities and autism remains in special measures

A Coventry care provider who cares for nearly 120 people with learning disabilities and autism and was declared unfit by a government watchdog remains in special measures after inspectors visited. It follows a March inspection of the Life Path Trust, which is headquartered in Walsgrave Road, by the Care Quality …

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Social care charity announces extension of its partnership with Rugby Football League

Integrated Community Care and Rugby League. Photo credit: Ste Jones – RLPix. As it concludes its fifth anniversary of working in rugby league, Community Integrated Care has announced a long-term extension to its role as official social partner of the Rugby Football League. A revolutionary partnership Community Integrated Care is …

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Royal Commission to Hear Evidence of Abuse in State Foster Care

Survivors who suffered abuse and neglect in foster care will share evidence at a Royal Commission into Abuse in Care public hearing on Monday. Many of the survivors the inquest will hear about were placed in foster care after being taken from their families and whānau, hapū and iwi. Foster …

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Staffing Shortages Lead Sheridan VA to Temporarily Move Urgent Care Services to Primary Care Walk-Ins Monday | Local News

SHERIDAN – Due to staffing shortages, Sheridan Veterans Affairs Medical Center is temporarily shifting emergency care access to walk-in primary care services and limiting the number of patients on some inpatient medical units starting June 13, Sheridan VA officials announced earlier this week. The planned change could result in additional …

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What CHWs need to know

Optum Ventures, CVS Ventures, Anthem and HLM Venture Partners have announced that they are invest in CareBridge, a value-based care company for patients receiving home and community services. CareBridge closed a $140 million funding round to begin expanding to more than a dozen states. Over the past year, the company …

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Integrity Care and its trustees charged in the death of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith

Two female directors of a former NDIS contractor charged with the death of Ann Marie Smith, a woman from Adelaide, have been released on bail. Key points: Ann Marie Smith died in April 2020 His carer Rosa Maione was jailed for her manslaughter in March 2022 Administrators of Maione’s employer …

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UCD’s SeamlessCare raises €700,000 for assistive care technology

SeamlessCare has built two products, Empathic and Focus, which aim to care for patients who have difficulty communicating. Digital health startup SeamlessCare has raised €700,000 in seed funding to accelerate the rollout of its assistive care technologies. A University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out, SeamlessCare is developing technology focused on improving …

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True Potential Chiropractic, Offering Remedial Care and Assisted Stretching in Beaverton, Receives Another Five-Star Rating

Beaverton, Oregon – True Potential Chiropractic, a clinic in Beaverton, OR, which offers the services of a Beaverton Chiropractor residents and depend on corrective care and assisted stretching services in Beaverton and surrounding areas, is proud to announce that it has received another five-star rating. Individual assisted stretches focus on …

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New platform to take care of workers

The Social Security Organization (Socso) has reimplemented its Health Screening Program (HSP) to better protect workers. The free program for Socso contributors was introduced in 2013 but was temporarily suspended from April 1, 2020 to May 31, 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The upgraded version of the program, resuming …

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Terminally ill patients may avoid palliative care for fear of euthanasia

A senior hospice doctor has warned that terminally ill people will be afraid to enter hospice care following medical assistance in dying laws across the country. Maria Cigolini, clinical director of palliative medicine at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, said many people are already avoiding palliative care for …

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Texas Last in the Nation for Access to Mental Health Care, Report Says

A 2022 report from Mental Health America ranks Texas last for access to mental health care — but the data was collected in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic. After a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers in a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott …

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Income limit disrupts health care for many seniors – InsuranceNewsNet

California living is expensive. So imagine having to make do $600 a month. This is basically what some older people and people with disabilities have to do to access Medicalthe state health insurance program for low-income residents. People with high medical costs — but whose income is too high to …

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It’s time we started properly valuing the women who care for us

Eighteen months ago, I saw my son “graduated” from child care on Zoom. His beaming face revealed not so much pride in an achievement he didn’t understand, but a deep thrill at the presence of so many colorful balloons and streamers. Her favorite early childhood educator texted me a picture …

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5 Best Disability Care Homes in Long Beach, CA

Below is a list of the major disability care homes in Long Beach. To help you find the best disabled care homes near you in Long Beach, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. Long Beach’s Best Disabled Retirement Homes: The top rated disability …

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New mental health crisis respite care center opens in Dunedin

Dunedin’s capacity for emergency and planned mental health respite care is set to increase through an expanded service contract between the Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) and community service provider Pact. A five-bed home will open in September, offering adults with acute mental distress 24-hour home support in a …

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Register for care – REPLACED | Connecticut VA Health Care

Sign up for care at one of our VA Connecticut health care facilities. Not yet enrolled in VA health care? We can help you apply in person or get started online. Registration of patients (admissions) Whether you have moved and need to change medical centers or need a primary care …

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Montana hires Medicaid director with managed care background

Montana, one of the only states with a fully government-run Medicaid program, has hired a new director of Medicaid who has overseen managed care programs in Iowa and Kansas and championed the idea let outside companies do the work. Mike Randol took over May 31 as head of Montana’s Medicaid …

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Thursday’s election is a chance to have a say in health care

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Publication date : May 31, 2022 • 45 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation A bed stands in a hallway outside the regional intensive care unit at Belleville General Hospital. Voters in Thursday’s provincial election will play a role in the …

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The future of care and focusing on brain health in MS to maximize reserve

In April 2022, numerous presentations at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting provided data on the newest and most up-to-date therapies and approaches in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) . Additionally, many of these presentations focused on the impact of behavioral strategies, such as diet, on disease …

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Veterans deserve better health care [column] | Local voices

On Memorial Day, we take time to honor the sacrifices of service members who gave their lives in defense of their country. In honoring these heroes, we tend to focus on those who died in battle. While extremely important, there is rarely a commemoration – or even public recognition – …

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Black America: It’s time to stop caring about everyone but you

(Getty Images) Editor’s note: The following article is an editorial, and the opinions expressed are those of the author. Read more opinions on the Grio. It’s been a tough mental health awareness month for America, but especially for black and brown Americans who, in the space of just one week, …

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