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South Carolina nursing home abuse claims based on ordinary vs. gross negligence.

South Carolina – June 14, 2021 Nursing home residents in South Carolina are afforded certain protections and levels of care in accordance with the Resident’s Bill of Rights, both under Federal and State laws. The Nursing Home Reform Act…
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How can authorities help with suspected nursing home negligence in South Carolina?

South Carolina – February 4, 2021 Addressing long term resident abuse. Individual circumstances surrounding nursing home abuse, or deviations from residents’ rights under the federal and state laws will have some bearing on the measure…
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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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South Carolina long term care ombudsmen assist residents against abuse and neglect. 

South Carolina – December 7, 2020 Long term care facilities including nursing homes, and assisted living facilities in South Carolina are associated with the long term care ombudsman program in the state that was put into place to investigate…
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Will the expedited licensure laws in South Carolina impact nursing home care complaints?

South Carolina – November 6, 2020 The mission of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) is to promote the health, safety, and economic well-being of the public through regulation, licensing, enforcement,…
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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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Should South Carolina Nursing Home residents be concerned about the senators’ probe over Hydroxychloroquine use?

The incidence of COVID-19 death is more prevalent among the elderly, based on the favorable mechanisms of respiratory droplet spread for individuals living in close quarters, coupled with compromised underlying health conditions.  Seeking consultation…