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Is it a Violation of a Resident’s Rights for a GA Nursing Home Staff Member to Post Videos on Social Media?

Upon admittance into a nursing home facility, a resident and/or their designated representative should be notified of what their rights are and what type of care they can expect to receive while living there. Now, nursing home residents have…
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What Steps Should I Take if a Nursing Home Won’t Provide me with an Incident Report?

If a loved one of yours who is living in a Michigan nursing home suffered an injury or fell ill, the facility should have documented on an incident report what events led up to the incident and why it occurred. For instance, if your mother…
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What Should I Do if My Loved One Was Sexually Assaulted by Another Nursing Home Resident in Houston?

Although all nursing home residents are at risk of being abused while under the care of a nursing facility, those that are vulnerable and limited in their physical and/or cognitive abilities are more likely to become the victim of some type…
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What Can I Do If a Staff Member at an Indianapolis Nursing Home Violates My Loved One’s Rights?

Indiana nursing home residents have several rights all of which should never be violated by the staff who is employed within their facility. Among those rights, one of which we believe to be extremely important, is the right to be treated…
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Why Might a Dementia Patient Be Dangerous to Other Nursing Home Residents?

A large number of residents who are reallocated to live in nursing homes struggle with various medical conditions including dementia. Although most associate the illness with the mind and a person’s cognitive abilities, someone who suffers…
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How Can I Check if a Nursing Home in KY was Rated Below Average?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website is a great source for learning about the quality of care that is offered in nursing homes in Louisville, KY and other cities across the U.S. The site even has a Nursing Home Compare…
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Can a Bed Sore Be Fatal?

Many nursing home residents find themselves suffering from painful and discomforting bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, when they are immobile and aren’t able to move regularly. Bedsores develop when a person “sits or lies in one…
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What Qualities Should I Look for in Nursing Home Staff?

Nursing homes can upgrade their facility, give the building a new paint job, and even install the best appliances, but what is most important aside from the physical condition of the home is the staff that works inside of it. Nursing home…
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What Criminal Penalties are Imposed on Caregivers Who Abuse the Elderly?

Health care workers, including nurses and skilled nursing facility staff, are required to provide residents with the necessary care, treatment, and attention required according to state and federal law to maintain their health and overall wellness.…