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Tag: patient safety

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...

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...

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...

When Should You File a Nursing Home Complaint?

Mar 24, 2023
In every state, there is a government agency that is responsible for conducting investigations into complaints against nursing homes for providing substandard care. But many patients and families often struggle...

Nursing Home Patient Rights: Understanding Your Protections

Feb 16, 2023
The Significance of Nursing Home Patient Rights As a nursing home patient, you have the legal right to receive high-quality care and to be treated with dignity and respect. These...

Is Your Nursing Home Taking Necessary Steps To Ensure Patient Safety?

By: admin
Jan 13, 2023
Nursing home care is an essential part of our healthcare system. Families need a safe, comfortable environment for elderly family members who may be unable to live independently or are...

Greed, Understaffing, Lies, and the Nursing Home Industry

By: admin
Jul 16, 2018
Recent news accounts have served as stark reminders for nursing home patients, families of patients, and everyone else that the nursing home industry is corrupted by a culture which brazenly...

Dehydration – A Silent Killer In Nursing Homes (part 2)

Jun 21, 2018
In our last article, we discussed how nursing homes that allow patients to become significantly dehydrated may be committing a form of silent patient neglect. In this article, we will...
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