Jefferson County Nursing Home Achieves National Quality Goal

Sandra Simpson is the Director of Nursing for Jefferson County Nursing Home in Fayette, Mississippi. She has been there 18 years and loves what she does. She, her staff and her residents also love that their facility has maintained a composite score of less than 6.00 for most of the last four years. Sandra Simpson, [...]

Reducing Restraints One Resident at a Time

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 1.4 million residents living in the nation’s 15,600 nursing homes. Restraints are used on far too many, often under the misguided notion that they keep residents safe from falls. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made it a priority to reduce [...]


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