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Slip and fall injuries are common among the elderly in Boca Raton nursing homes

Boca Raton, FL - Individuals who stay in nursing homes often have limited mobility, and they require assistance from wheelchairs, walkers, or a staff member at the facility to get around. This also creates a number of hazards, as people in this…
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Louisiana nursing homes are prohibited from taking certain actions

Baton Rouge, LA - Individuals in nursing homes should be aware of rules that are meant to protect them from various forms of harm by caretakers and other employees. Even those who are ill or of advanced age must be treated with dignity, and…
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Louisiana nursing homes are held to a high standard of care by state regulators

Baton Rouge, LA - There are a number of offenses committed by nursing homes that are legally actionable. This is because the facility has an affirmative duty to take various precautions and prevent illness or death among those under their care.…
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A negligent nursing home in Louisiana may lose its funding and ability to operate

There are several factors that will cause a nursing home to lose its license in the state of Louisiana. As a general rule, assisted living facilities and nursing homes are supposed to keep their residents safe from various kinds of harm. This…
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There are some crucial indicators that elderly abuse is happening in a Louisiana nursing home

Baton Rouge, LA - Abuse of the elderly is a regular occurrence in some nursing homes around the country. This is because there is often a shortage of resources that leads to insufficient oversight and other problems that can go unchecked for…
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Research into Louisiana nursing homes can help avoid abuse and neglect

Baton Rouge, LA - Choosing the right nursing home for a family member who is ill or reaching advanced years can be a very important decision. Unfortunately, their quality of life in their final years can be greatly affected by the specific facility…
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Florida nursing homes are subject to several regulations

Boca Raton, FL - Every state in the U.S. publishes regulations related to how nursing homes can operate while maintaining standards for safety and cleanliness. This process is especially crucial in areas where facilities have had problems with…
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Evidence needs to be collected for a case against a nursing home in Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA - Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are known problem areas for fatalities and injuries. In some situations, these shortcomings lead to physical injuries, neglect of patients, and even deadly mistakes involving an…
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Causes of action against Louisiana nursing homes and similar facilities

Baton Rouge, LA - Nursing homes can potentially be sued for a number of reasons related to neglect and mistreatment. Many of these problems are due to understaffing, lack of training, and a simple lack of resources. Despite widespread awareness…
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Florida news finds that nursing homes were chronically understaffed and lacked necessary supplies

Local news for South Florida reported on shortages of both protective equipment and staff members. These problems were still affecting facilities around the country as the pandemic continued into its sixth month.  After months of effort…