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Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Achieves Five-Star Quality Rating
Highest rating for health care excellence awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Therapies and Hospice Care.
Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is a Joint Commission Accredited, Medicare and Medicaid Certified, 123-bed healthcare facility that serves a diverse cultural population of families and patients in Dorchester, and throughout the surrounding communities of the greater Boston area.
Our residents enjoy many dynamic programs, as well as a variety of social, religious and cultural activities with all the comforts of home. Our compassionate, friendly and professional staff includes physicians, licensed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists as well as social workers and recreational activities personnel who are specially trained in geriatric and rehabilitative care. We at Saint Joseph do our best to provide our residents with all the latest amenities, including free wireless internet access throughout our facility. Ask our staff about access while you are staying or visiting with us.
The staff at Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center knows how important it is to you to find the right skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Here, you will find an environment where staff members function as an extension of your own family, while providing the best possible short or long-term care. At Saint Joseph you may rest assured that our family is caring for yours.
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Our continued commitment to excellence is evidenced through the many health care services we provide. We offer the best of care and comfort by employing highly qualified, professional staff. Our services include: short-term rehabilitation, long term care, post-surgical recovery care, wound care, respite care, pain management, and hospice care. We also offer physical and occupational therapy as well as speech pathology. Our interdisciplinary team approach is a coordinated effort involving nursing, rehabilitation services, nutritional counseling, social services and recreational activities for the well-being of all residents. Together, we make certain that each resident has a comprehensive care plan that is specifically designed for their individual needs.
We invite you to learn more about all the many programs, services and dedicated staff of Saint Joseph Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Our admissions director is here to answer any questions you may have regarding skilled nursing services or therapy programs awaiting you at Saint Joseph. Call us today at (617) 825-6320 to schedule your personal visit. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Welcome to NCPEA
The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA ) is the national association for professionals, practitioners, and researchers across disciplines working to address abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults. With members representing aging and social services, APS, healthcare, justice, domestic violence, and other arenas, NCPEA works to shape prevention and response by promoting research, education and awareness, multidisciplinary collaboration, advocacy, and public policy. It is a forum for dialogue and partnership.
NCPEA members are vital elder justice advocates. Together, we have the power to prevent elder abuse.
What’s New at NCPEA?
2017 NCPEA Membership Drive is Underway! Download the 2017 Membership Form or enroll online.
Member benefits include:
- Subscription to the Journal of Elder Abuse Neglect (JEAN, a $198 value)
- 15% discount on educational videos and films from Terra Nova Films
- Reduced member rates on NCPEA educational activities and products
- Resources and webinars for professionals
2016 Wolf Memorial Lecture: What Does the Elder Abuse Field Need? Perspectives of a Journal Editor by Karen Stein
On November 18 th. Karen Stein, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Elder Abuse Neglect (JEAN) and the 2016 Wolf Award Recipient, challenged a group of emerging and veteran researchers to carry out the legacy of Rosalie S. Wolf, a pioneering elder abuse researcher, educator, and advocate. Dr. Stein encouraged attendees to put the science back in social science research and, above all, to conduct rigorous evaluation on programs and practices to learn what works to advance the field and improve the lives of older individuals. The enlightening, entertaining, and motivational lecture was delivered at the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of the Elderly Interest Group Meeting, sponsored by NCPEA and the International Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) with support from Taylor Francis Publishers. Read more!
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Nursing Home Litigation
By William F. Taylor, Esq.
A decade ago few attorneys in California were aware of the magnitude of the resident neglect taking place in nursing homes and other institutional settings. Even fewer were aware of the legal remedies available and the strategic and tactical approaches to take in successfully representing injured nursing home residents and their families. Today, thanks in significant part to the advocacy and educational efforts of CANHR, that has changed for the better.
Most attorneys engaged in representing consumers are now aware of this field of practice, and may have focused their practices on helping the victims of neglect and abuse to secure compensation. Today, an elder who suffers an avoidable fall, or who develops a serious pressure ulcer, or who is subjected to other forms of abuse and neglect, has a much better chance of being able to locate counsel to provide representation.
These are all positive developments. Unfortunately, despite the increased attention focused on the problems of nursing home residents, neglect and abuse continue. Here are just three examples noted from a review of recent State investigations (See CANHR Citation Watch Consumer Report contained in the CANHR Advocate, Spring 2006, based upon a review of data from the California Department of Health Services):
- A resident admitted to a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) on 4/4/05 was noted to be at risk of pressure ulcers, yet over the next four months the care plan, which called for a specialty mattress, was ignored, and a heel pressure ulcer developed, and grew worse leading to gangrene and amputation. [Citation 03140702339]
- On 9/12/05, a resident was transferred by a single staff member without assistance, in violation of a care plan requiring a two person assist using a mechanical lift; the resident fell to the floor, fractured both legs, and died two days later. [Citation 07175202608]
- On 1/10/05 a resident complained that she had been placed in bed against her will and that a staff member stuffed a sock in her mouth, which caused her mouth to bleed. The episode of abuse was corroborated, yet the facility failed to report the incident to the Department of health Services until one month later. [Citation 01173702174]
These examples can be multiplied hundreds of times. Many attorneys who have attended CANHR conferences can cite far worse cases.
In fact, the extent of neglect may be growing worse due to a decline in the regulatory efforts to enforce the nursing home standard of care regulations. In the past several years the efforts of the California Department of Health Services, never very effective in its enforcement efforts, have grown even weaker, with the Department of Health Services failing to investigate complaints of abuse, neglect and patient rights violations within the time frame allowed by law. CANHR has brought suit against the California Department of Health Services because of its failure to comply with the time requirements for investigating complaints about conditions and treatment in nursing homes.
At the same time, the nursing home industry as it calls itself has embraced a number of practices, including, in some cases, the withholding of patients charts pending internal review. In an effort to avoid liability, nursing home chains have created corporate or limited liability shells for each individual facility. Other facilities have reduced or eliminated insurance coverage. And the industry has, of course, turned to the media and legislature to complain about how unfair it is that they can be sued. Defense attorneys have also become more sophisticated, with a number of firms now specializing in the defense of elder abuse cases.
In this author s view, the primary underlying problem remains the same. It is the unrestrained drive for profits that often results in nursing home owners and operators ignoring the legally mandated minimums of staffing, service and care. This attitude best accounts for the pervasive patterns of neglect and abuse that have been detected and documented in California s nursing homes over the past three decades.*
*For example, see California Nursing Homes: Care Problems Persist Despite Federal and State Oversight (July 1998), USGAO Report to the Special Committee on Aging, United State Senate. See also the following reports by the Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy (the Little Hoover Commission): Care Without Dignity (April 1991); The Medical Care of California s Nursing Home Residents: Inadequate Care, Inadequate Oversight (February 1989); New and Continuing Impediments to Improving the Quality of Life and the Quality of Care in California s Nursing Homes (May 1987); The Bureaucracy of Care: Continuing Policy Issues for Nursing Home Services and Regulation (August 12983); Long Term Care: Providing Compassion Without Confusion (December 1979). See also CANHR, Status Report on California s Nursing Home Industry (1997); Citation Report: California s Nursing Homes for 2002 (2001 and 2002).
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Classes are pre-made character archetypes in The Elder Scrolls Online . During character customization, players must choose from one of five classes:
Each class has three unique skill lines. In addition to classes, players have access to weapon. armor. guild. PvP, and racial skill lines, as well as the mutually exclusive vampire and werewolf lines.
- Classes are much more restrictive than previous games in The Elder Scrolls series, since players are locked out of a number of skills based on their class.
- The Warden was a planned class or placeholder name that was cut from the final release of The Elder Scrolls Online . It was later re-added as an exclusive class that comes with The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind chapter.
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