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Tag: quality of care

How To Research A Nursing Home’s Staffing Levels Using Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare’s Website

Sep 7, 2023
Introduction Choosing a nursing home can be a complex and emotionally challenging process. Most all nursing homes claim they provide great care and are able to meet a prospective patient’s...

Bed Sores: Answers To Common Questions

Jul 27, 2023
Introduction As a law firm that represents victims of nursing home and hospital neglect, we are often consulted when patients are allowed to develop painful bed sores. Many have been...

Why Pressure Sores Are So Common in Nursing Homes

Jul 21, 2023
Introduction Pressure sores are potentially life-threatening injuries which too often develop in nursing homes. Pressure sores are not inevitable and can be prevented with diligence. In order to prevent pressure...

Are Pressure Sores Life-Threatening?

Jul 14, 2023
Short Answer: Yes Yes, pressure sores can cause significant harm including pain, infection, sepsis, and even death. The vast majority of pressure sores can be prevented. If pressure sores are...

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...

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...

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...

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...

11 Common Warning Signs Of Nursing Home Understaffing

Jan 25, 2023
Ensuring nursing homes are adequately staffed is essential for providing quality care to residents, and preventing nursing home neglect. Unfortunately, nursing homes across the country suffer from understaffing and neglect...
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