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South Carolina nursing home residents’ legal rights regarding COVID 19 vaccination.

South Carolina – December 21, 2020 South Carolina long term care facilities have started administering their residents and staff with the COVID 19 vaccine.  The rollout includes prioritizing long term care facility residents who have been…
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Staffing shortages and limited PPE in South Carolina nursing homes cause resident harm.

South Carolina – November 18, 2020 Recent AARP reports reveal that COVID-19 cases and deaths are trending downward in South Carolina nursing homes, but almost 30% of the State’s nursing homes are understaffed and 20% did not have a week’s…
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What outward signs of abuse should I look for when visiting a nursing home in Texas?

A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. Nursing homes located in Texas cannot operate without a license.  Agencies must apply for and be granted licensure with the Texas Health…
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How do I report suspected nursing home abuse in a South Carolina nursing home?

In South Carolina there are discrete methods to report abuse, neglect, or exploitation by a negligent caregiver without endangering a nursing home resident further. A long term living residence, or nursing home caregiver attends to the vulnerable…
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Who is responsible when independent contractors are abusing residents of a South Carolina nursing home?

A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents.  Families may become weary when looking for a reputable home that will give optimal care to their loved ones. The Centers for Medicare…