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Tag: nursing home abuse

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...

Recognizing Physical Signs of Neglect or Abuse in Nursing Homes

May 24, 2023
Introduction Unfortunately, it is no secret that nursing home abuse and neglect are all too common. There are important warning signs that families should look out for. The occurrence of...

Safeguarding Dignity: Steps Nursing Homes Should Take to Prevent Social Media Abuse of Patients

May 10, 2023
Introduction Nursing homes should serve as sanctuaries of care and compassion for elderly and vulnerable individuals. However, in recent years, an alarming trend has surfaced – the social media abuse...

The Dark Reality of Social Media Abuse in Nursing Homes – What You Need to Know

May 8, 2023
Introduction Nursing homes are meant to be safe spaces for elderly and vulnerable patients to receive the care they need. Over the past decade, the digital age has provided a...

Hidden Dangers of Nursing Home Neglect: Dehydration and Malnutrition

Apr 13, 2023
Nursing home neglect and abuse can manifest itself in many obvious ways, including the development of pressure sores, injuries from abusive handling or being allowed to unnecessarily fall, etc. But...

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...
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