Dementia care standards finalized for MA nursing homes

Nearly two years after Massachusetts lawmakers approved legislation mandating minimum standards for dementia special care units, state regulators Wednesday finalized new rules that will require at least eight hours of initial training for workers in such units, and four additional hours annually. The rules also require that the facilities have at least one “therapeutic activities…

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Long-Term Care in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a lengthy history of supporting the long-term care needs of elders and people with disabilities across the lifespan. The Patrick Administration’s long-term care policy is community first, an approach that emphasizes maximizing independence in home and community settings while assuring access to needed institutional care. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of the…

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Estate Planning seminar

Join us for a Free Information Seminar James A. Miller, an attorney in Massachusetts who dedicates his practice to estate planning, will be hosting an important seminar at Quabbin Valley Healthcare. Learn why you may be at risk if you do not plan accordingly. Understand the financial implications if you are not prepared. This free…

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