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Nursing home residents can start to feel isolated and unmotivated

Baton Rouge, LA - While most people end up in nursing homes due to illness, chronic health conditions, or an inability to care for themselves in a weakened state, additional problems related to their psychological state may occur during their…
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Signs That Might Indicate a Nursing Home Resident in Florida Isn’t Being Monitored

Individuals who decide to move into a nursing home or are placed to live there by family members do so because they require a certain level of care, supervision, and assistance. Sadly, not all nursing homes and workers are able to provide each…
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What requirements must caregivers meet in Kendall, Florida?

Caregivers play a very important role among the aging population as they help care for individuals who are no longer able to do certain things for themselves. They also assist children, young adults, and even adults who need help because they…
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Nursing home staff members must be trained and certified according to Louisiana’s guidelines

Baton Rouge, LA - Nursing homes throughout the United States are subject to fairly extensive regulations. In Louisiana, there are a number of different provisions related to who may work in a facility and the type of training that they must…
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South Carolina nursing homes have the highest COVID-19 related mortality rate in the U.S.

South Carolina – October 21, 2020 According to a recent American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) study, South Carolina had the highest death rate per 100 nursing home residents in September. This analysis includes self-reported data…
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Florida nursing homes may not have properly checked their employees’ backgrounds

Boca Raton, FL - One of the ways that nursing home patients are harmed is if an employee of the facility was hired without proper background checks or credentials. An employee with improper training or a history of problems can easily injure…
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Nursing homes in Florida should have security measures in place

Boca Raton, FL - Nursing homes do not always provide thorough and adequate care for the elderly and ill individuals housed inside. Another related issue is when the home is not secure enough to ensure that outsiders cannot enter the facility,…
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Elderly Louisiana residents enter nursing homes because they need constant care and attention

Baton Rouge, LA - When someone commits to care in a nursing home, it is normally a last resort because they can no longer care for themselves or place a constant burden on their families. These individuals are especially vulnerable to illness,…
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Nursing homes in Louisiana may not meet the required standard of care

Baton Rouge, LA - Nursing home patients can be hurt when the facility and its staff does not provide adequate care. When this lapse in care results in any kind of tangible harm or injury, legal action can be taken by the victim through a negligence…
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Illness may spread quickly through a nursing home in Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA - There are a number of ways that illness can spread through a nursing home. In most cases, infections spread because of cleaning that is not done properly or thoroughly enough. When someone becomes seriously ill or gets injured…