nursing homes http://kmuw.org en Watchdog: KS Nursing Home Requirements Too Weak http://kmuw.org/post/watchdog-ks-nursing-home-requirements-too-weak <p>A nursing home watchdog group says Kansas nursing home residents would benefit from increased requirements for direct care from nurses and nurse-aides in nursing homes. Current regulations require adequate staffing to provide each resident a minimum of two hours of direct care daily.<br> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:25:12 +0000 Bryan Thompson 23260 at http://kmuw.org Topeka Nursing Home Sues To Stay In Business http://kmuw.org/post/topeka-nursing-home-sues-stay-business <p></p><p>The owners of a Topeka nursing home have filed a federal lawsuit in attempt to stay in business. State and federal officials have decided to cancel the nursing home's eligibility for Medicare and Medicaid payments, and revoke its operating license. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:13:41 +0000 Bryan Thompson 20673 at http://kmuw.org