What You Need to Know About Bedsores in Nursing Homes

Nursing home residents who are incapacitated are at risk of developing bedsores, which are painful ulcers that form on the skin after long periods of inactivity. With proper nursing care, most types of bedsores are preventable. Unfortunately, bedsores… Read More

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes More Common Than Originally Believed

A CNN investigative report has revealed that sexual abuse of nursing home residents is much more frequent than initially thought. More than 16,000 claims of sexual assault have been reported since 2000 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities… Read More

Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Sacramento

Residents of nursing homes and assisted care facilities depend on staff to care for them, making them potentially vulnerable to neglect or abuse. If your loved one resides in one of Sacramento’s nursing homes, it is important to know how to report nursing… Read More

Nursing Home Resident Rights

When an elderly person is admitted to a nursing home, most families want reassurance that their loved one is provided excellent care and a safe environment. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents are often silent victims of various types of neglect… Read More

Critics Argue Nursing Home Overhaul Not Tough Enough on Nursing Home

Holding nursing homes accountable for abuse or neglect is the only way to prevent additional residents from being hurt in the future. Unfortunately, according to several critics, a regulatory overhaul proposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services… Read More

DOJ Targets Substandard Nursing Homes

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) assembled ten regional task forces in an effort to decrease nursing home abuse and neglect by targeting facilities that provide residents with substandard care. The task forces, collectively known as the Elder… Read More

Three Suspects Abduct Elderly Patient From Hospital, Steal Her Money

While endangering the life of an elderly individual is most commonly associated with nursing home abuse, it is not it is not uncommon for abuse to occur outside of a nursing facility. If your elderly loved one has shown signs of abuse—be it physical,… Read More

Nursing Home Resident-on-Resident Attacks Becoming More Frequent

According to a recent report from the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, one out of every five nursing home residents will be the victim of abuse inflicted by another resident. As if that wasn't startling enough, the report also concluded… Read More

Red Flags to Consider When Researching Nursing Homes

Choosing the right nursing home for your loved one is an important and often complicated process. You want to make sure that your relative will be comfortable and well taken care of.  Unfortunately, horror stories of nursing home abuse and neglect in… Read More

Hidden Cameras in Nursing Homes

California is no exception to the explosion of nursing home abuses in recent years. Families and local nursing home officials across the country are brainstorming ways to catch abuse nursing home professionals. One of the easiest ways to monitor nursing… Read More

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