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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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It should not come as a surprise that nursing home understaffing and bedsores go hand-in-hand. Understaffing is the biggest contributor to nursing home neglect and contracting bedsores is the most common ailment among neglected residents. Sufferers are also susceptible to...

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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The rate of infections occurring in nursing homes has increased over the past several years according to a report by Columbia University. The report strongly suggests that nursing homes are not doing enough to treat and care for their residents....

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Nursing home neglect is a very serious issue all across the United States and is considered one of the most common forms of abuse. The definition of nursing home neglect is when a resident fails to receive the proper care...

Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Injuries from a fall account for approximately 36 percent of all visits to a hospital’s emergency room by nursing home residents. To lower this number, nursing home staff members must use the protocols provided that prevent situations in which residents...