The Green House Project is looking forward to the opportunity to participate in the AHCA-NCAL Independent Owners Conference March 15. The Green House Project is a radically new, national model for skilled nursing care that returns control, dignity and a sense of well-being to elders, their families and direct care staff.
A first-of-its-kind study finds that the nation’s largest for-profit nursing home chains deliver significantly lower quality of care than non-profit and government-owned nursing homes due primarily to reduced staffing.
The analysis by the University of California San Francisco comes as no surprise to culture change advocates and organizations working to improve the quality of care in nursing homes. The study documents the nation’s 10-largest for-profit nursing home chains’ strategies to cut costs by reducing staffing, which resulted in “significantly lower quality of care.”