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Understaffing in nursing homes is one of the major causes of elder abuse and neglect. Experts estimate approximately 90-95% of nursing homes are not staffed adequately to care for their resident population. Why are Nursing Homes Understaffed? Although there are various reasons why nursing homes may be understaffed, the most prevalent is money. The cost...
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Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a difficult decision. Before choosing one, you want to make sure you are entrusting your family member to a facility that cares about their well being and has not been cited for any abuse or neglect. The way to do this is through nursing home...
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Bedsores are often a sign of elder abuse or nursing home neglect. They are preventable, and therefore, they do indicate a lack of proper care and treatment. If your loved one develops bedsores, it is time to ask some questions and dig deeper to find out more. Signs of Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers...
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Nursing home abuse is far too common these days. Often, the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or care facility is difficult and we do so to ensure they receive a high level of quality care that we cannot provide. If your loved one is not being treated well or you...
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Sadly, loved ones in the care of others often suffer from elder abuse. It is estimated that 1 in 10 older people are abused every year.   It’s critical not to overlook the signs of elder abuse and take action quickly if you suspect your loved one is not being treated humanely. Types of Abuse...
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The state of Florida has released the names of 303 nursing homes where their staff or patients have been tested positive for the coronavirus. Governor DeSantis reversed the Florida Department of Health’s policy and ordered the state’s surgeon general to release the names of the facilities who have had coronavirus cases.  At the time of...
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The answer to the question of which Florida nursing homes have patients or employees that have tested positive for the coronavirus is a complicated one.  As experienced nursing home abuse attorneys, we’re concerned for the safety of the nursing home and assisted living facilities (ALF) residents. Despite requests by multiple news agencies, the names of...
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The twelve nursing home deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after Hurricane Irma put a national spotlight on just how ill-equipped to deal with crises these facilities are. As a global pandemic that is particularly fatal for the elderly, the question once again arises: are nursing homes and assisted living facilities capable of...
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Nursing home abuse is a common problem that often goes unnoticed and unreported. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 500,000 elder adults are abused or neglected each year. That figure is presumed low due to the fact that victims are too scared to do anything about it, including telling...
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