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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse – Bedsores

Lea en español In most nursing homes today, where the emphasis is on profit over the quality of care, bedsore injuries are far too common. While there’s an easily explainable medical reason why people develop bedsores—when you sit or lie in the same position for too long a period of time, the pressure from your […]

Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse – Falls

Lea en español Many residents in nursing homes lack the mobility, balance and strength to safely walk or move about the facility. Accordingly, it’s important that nursing home employees and caregivers properly monitor residents so that they don’t fall. Unfortunately, in most modern nursing homes, where profits are valued more than the quality of care, […]

Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Lea en español Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse—An Overview When you have to make the difficult decision to put a loved one into a nursing home, you want to know that they will be well-cared-for in their final years. Unfortunately, most nursing homes today are run by hedge funds, with the focus on profit over […]

Abuse in Nursing Homes

Lea en español The decision to put an elderly family member into a nursing home is a difficult decision to make. Many times, a family cannot provide the proper care that an elder family member requires. Unfortunately, nursing homes do not always provide the care that is expected, resulting in abuse that affects not only […]

Signs of nursing home abuse

If you have a loved one in a nursing home and notice negative changes in his or her physical appearance or condition, here are some common signs that might constitute neglect or abuse: sudden weight loss, bruising, bedsores, frequent restraints and injury resulting in hospitalization. Also, if your loved one is suspicious of the staff […]