The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability petitioned courts to take control of Skyline’s 15 nursing homes across Kansas, saying Skyline is on the brink of financial collapse and 845 nursing home residents are at risk.
The measles outbreak that started at a Johnson County daycare continues to have ripple effects, with two more cases and three new sites where other people may have been exposed. There have now been 13 confirmed cases: 11 in Johnson County
Kansas has been among the top states for use of anti-psychotic medications in nursing homes since the federal government starting tracking the state in 2011. But nursing home representatives say there are many reasons for it that are beyond their control.
Kira Corteville's father Wayne Corteville was in the Via Christi HOPE program until he died Sept. 10. When the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services suspended new enrollments in the HOPE program, it cited examples of untreated medical conditio