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Louisiana nursing homes came under scrutiny for failing to test staff and residents for coronavirus months after the pandemic began

Investigations around the state revealed that many nursing homes in Louisiana were not taking adequate precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  Reporting shows that the state’s nursing homes are way behind on testing and…
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Nursing homes in Louisiana finally see good news that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic may be over

Local news for New Orleans, Louisiana reported on a slowdown of coronavirus cases infecting nursing homes. However, there was some debate related to the reasons for this drop in new infections and whether the pandemic may be ending or not.  Louisiana’s…
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Baton Rouge area nursing home hosts a cluster of new coronavirus cases

Louisiana had serious problems handling the coronavirus outbreak statewide, but nursing homes seemed to have the most issues. The Louisiana Department of Health released statistics showing that the coronavirus outbreak was still affecting nursing…
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Louisiana Department of Health Pays a Visit to a Nursing Home Where 13 Residents Reportedly Died

Families are often required to move their loved ones into a nursing home not because they want to, but because they are incapable of providing the care their relative needs. These homes are expected to protect and respect the individuals that…
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Will my loved one be penalized for reporting negligent care during the COVID-19 pandemic in a Baton Rouge nursing home?

  The new data released by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) shows nursing homes account for nearly half of the state’s total coronavirus deaths, with at least 152 resident deaths occurring in Baton Rouge Parish as of June 1,…
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Baton Rouge area elderly woman get thousands of masks for vulnerable nursing home residents

Some people in the Baton Rouge area had started a program to protect nursing home residents and other vulnerable elderly people from the coronavirus by handing out masks and protective gear in their communities.  Two elderly women organize…
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Louisiana nursing homes are being watched more carefully as momentum for reform grows

Louisiana has had a number of issues with loose nursing home regulations over the years. Unfortunately, little has changed politically and many people in these facilities are still suffering due to poor quality care.  Local news for New…

Will My Loved One Be Victimized for Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Morehouse Parish Louisiana?

  Louisiana nursing home residents are protected from victimization due to the requirement of reporting whereby, any person, who under R.S. 15:1504(A), is required to report the abuse or neglect of an adult and knowingly and willfully…

Are Burnt Out Nursing Home Employees a Threat to Your Loved One?

Nursing home staff members working in Shreveport, LA have an extremely demanding job to do as they are put on the front line to care for frail, weak, and sometimes ill individuals who are no longer capable of taking care of themselves. From…

Can I Install a Camera in My Loved One’s Nursing Home Room in Monroe, LA?

As of January 1, 2019, nursing home residents all across the state of Louisiana are permitted to install and use a monitoring device, or camera, in their room thanks to the passing of the Nursing Home Virtual Visitation Act. The law states…