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Nursing Home Negligence

Bedsores and Other Injuries from Neglect

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To some degree, many families are led to believe that bedsores are just a common wound that the elderly experience when they are in a nursing home or long-term care. However, bedsores or other injuries from neglect are completely preventable. They are caused as a result of unrelieved pressure against the skin and are often…

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How Should Nursing Homes Handle Aggressive Patients?

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From simple disagreements to outright battles with orderlies, elderly patients can pose an immediate Danger on themselves, the staff, and other residents. We are all aware that seniors can become extremely aggressive and even violent. These elderly residents may not understand what is going on or may have no control over the rationalization behind their…

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How Your Family Can Find a High-Quality Nursing Home

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High-quality nursing homes are available and at every price range. The trouble is that finding a good nursing home takes time and effort from everyone involved. You’ll have to dedicate your spare time to meet with administrators, doctors, and nursing staff. Going right into the nursing homes, and evaluating the environment are two of the…

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The High Risk of Nursing Home Abuse When No One is Watching

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From pandemics to safety concerns, and even threats phoned in from unknown sources. There are numerous reasons for nursing homes to shut their doors to visitors, and it makes people nervous. But, in truth, they shut their doors to visitors every night. You and your family don’t know what goes on in the home after…

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What Happens When Nursing Homes Neglect the Elderly?

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When an elder is being neglected, it’s often some kind of power trip. Here is this helpless elderly person, who may not be able to speak or report wrongdoing, and this person is neglecting them purposefully. Neglect can include not dressing or changing medical wrappings correctly or prohibiting them access to food. Because neglect spans…

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