Lottery vendors and winners celebrate at a lottery outlet in Malaga on December 22nd 2017. Photo: AFP. Spain's annual Christmas lottery on Friday showered over 10 million euros on employees of a nursing home in a struggling town where one in five people is out of work. … [Read more...] about Nursing home workers win big in Spain’s Christmas lottery
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A NURSING home has been fined $100,000 USD (£79,000) after five of its residents overdosed on heroin in February.The residents at Continental Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre in Chiacago, Illinois, were hospitalised and managed to recover, but two went on to use heroin … [Read more...] about Nursing home slapped with £79k fine after five residents overdosed on heroin
THOUSANDS of elderly and disabled people are “at risk” from a crisis in social care, a damning report reveals today.A combination of budget cuts, minimum wage increases and staff recruitment issues is pushing providers of vital help like nursing homes and … [Read more...] about Elderly at risk with nursing homes on the brink, shock report warns
A dark cloud hangs over the St. Theresienstift nursing home in Berlin where Roman Catholic nuns care for 18 elderly sisters. A funeral is planned today for a nun who has recently died. The residence manager, Sister Agnes, plans to attend the ceremony with the others, but little … [Read more...] about Surprise nursing home inspections launched across Germany
The village of Zabelkow in southeastern Poland - a stone's throw away from the Czech border - may seem like a desolate place, at least to western eyes. There's not much going on apart from a market where locals and a handful of Czechs buy vegetables, fruit and bread. But on the … [Read more...] about Eastern European nursing homes a blessing for Germans?