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August 1, 2018
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Being Able to Spot the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

A recent report shows us some terrifying and sad news: The elderly are being abused at 1 in 3 nursing homes in America. This includes reports of physical, sexual, and verbal abuse among most of the nation’s nursing homes. The statistics show that this comes out to around 30% of all nursing homes, which is an astounding 5,283 facilities. Many of the cited issues in these homes included untreated bedsores, inadequate medical care, and malnutrition of patients, preventable accidents, and lack of hygiene. These abuse violations cause a variety of hazards to residents, many of which have suffered at the […]
April 8, 2017

What to Do When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

It can be emotionally devastating to come to the realization that a loved one needs more help than you can provide. When the time comes to place someone you love in a nursing home, you trust that the nurses and other staff will take care of them in your place. Placing a loved one in a nursing facility is difficult enough, but how would you feel finding out that your family member is living in a facility with a D or even F grade in terms of the care he or she is receiving? Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is shockingly […]