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Why should I call a South Carolina nursing home ombudsman over resident concerns?

South Carolina – September 11, 2021 Nursing home and other long-term care facilities in South Carolina have a specific Bill of Rights that all residential facilities must operate under, outlined in Title 44 of South Carolina Code, and referred to…
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Are pressure sores considered nursing home abuse in South Carolina?

South Carolina – July 31, 2021 Families who are faced with the task of placing their loved ones in residential care facilities, or individuals who choose to move there for additional safety, wellness care, or to facilitate belonging in…
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What are the most commons signs of nursing home abuse in South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – December 30, 2020 Standard of care. South Carolina nursing home facilities have standard operating procedures in place that reference state statute, requiring administrative personnel to protect residents.  If residents…
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How can negligence be just as harmful as abuse in South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – November 30, 2020 Nursing home negligence and abuse are different in many ways, but the outcomes can be just as harmful for South Carolina long term care residents.  The Nursing Home Reform Act under Title IV: of the Omnibus…
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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…