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Tag: Indiana nursing home neglect

Nursing Home Abuse: Understanding Your Rights and Protecting Your Loved Ones

Mar 12, 2024
The decision to entrust a loved one’s care to a nursing home is never easy. These facilities promise professional care and support as our family members age. Sadly, the heartbreaking...

Questions To Ask When a Pressure Sore Develops in a Nursing Home or Hospital

Nov 20, 2023
Pressure sores are all too common in hospitals and nursing homes. The development of pressure ulcers in a nursing home or hospital setting is a cause for concern due to...

Inadequate Employee Screening Puts Nursing Home Patients At Risk

Aug 17, 2023
Federal regulations specifically prohibit any form of patient abuse or neglect. Yet tragically, some form of nursing home abuse, including sexual assault, is inflicted upon patients by nursing home employees...

Compiling Convincing Evidence: How You Can Help Your Nursing Home Negligence Attorney Win Your Case

Jun 23, 2023
Introduction: When a loved one requires the care of a nursing home or long-term care facility, we trust that they will receive the highest level of attention and support. Unfortunately,...

The Essential Workforce in a Nursing Home: Ensuring Quality Care through Sufficient Staffing

Jun 15, 2023
Introduction Nursing homes serve as critical centers for healthcare providers to render necessary care and support to elderly and infirm individuals in need of assistance with daily activities, nursing and...

The Link Between Nursing Home Understaffing and Patient Abuse

Jun 9, 2023
Introduction Nursing homes should be safe havens for our elderly loved ones, providing them with the care, compassion, and support they need in their later years. However, patient abuse remains...

7 Questions To Ask About Nursing Home Staffing

May 17, 2023
The staffing levels and practices in a nursing home are intrinsically linked to the overall quality of care provided to residents. The expertise, availability, and attentiveness of the staff directly...

How Common Is Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Mar 15, 2023
Introduction All nursing homes that receive Medicare funding (i.e., virtually all of them) explicitly agree and promise to help every resident “attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and...

Why Bother Suing Negligent Nursing Homes?

Mar 6, 2023
Attorneys who handle nursing home negligence cases are often asked this question: “Why bother suing nursing homes?” After all, they say, the patients there are already old and sick with...

6 Ways Nursing Homes Exploit Patients Through Admission Agreements

Feb 23, 2023
Nursing homes are required to have admission agreements for their residents. These agreements define the rights and responsibilities of both the facility and the resident, as well as provide information...
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