Musical beds between nursing homes inhumane, families say

sleeping on a slanted bed

But under Program 68, elderly patients are first sent for an evaluation outside of the hospital. Within 72 hours of being deemed stable, they are supposed to be moved to an aevaluationa bed in a nursing home (for a stay of up to three months). From there, they are sent to a transition bed at a different residence before being placed in a long-term residence of their choice. aAn evaluation, a transition and if you are lucky to survive that …
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Less than 10% beds used for poor kids, child rights’ protection panel says

Compared to this government hospitals had a 100% CBOR going up to 150% in certain periods. According to the report, the bulk of the referrals and admissions seem to be going to eight hospitals in addition to Apollo Hospital are going to Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Saroj Hospital and Heart Institute, Dr B L Kapur Memorial Hospital and Max Patparganj. Among the 16 hospitals that responded, there were a total of 493 referrals and 1,116 admissions to these medical facilities. The study also found no collection or analysis of morbidity and mortality data and the implementation of user charges in public hospitals.
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