Oftentimes, elderly adults require specialized care, which requires their families to make the difficult decision of placing them in a nursing home. Unfortunately, the elderly are commonly abused in the nursing homes that their...

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Are Bedsores, Pressure Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers Signs of Nursing Home Neglect? Nursing home residents, as well as patients who are staying at hospitals, are often supposed to remain in a sedentary position either in a bed or...

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Malnutrition and Dehydration

February 03, 2021

Are Nursing Home Residents at Risk for Malnutrition and Dehydration? Yes, elderly nursing home residents are prone to dehydration and malnutrition for a variety of reasons, including: Decreased conditioning Dementia ...

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Falls and Fractures

December 23, 2020

Families often make the difficult decision of placing elderly family members in nursing homes so they receive specialized care. When loved ones are left in the care of a nursing home or assisted living facility, we expect that...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wandering and Elopement It’s a common enough story in the news: a resident in a nursing home has left the facility and the family is sick with worry trying to find them. The number of nursing...

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Falls in Nursing Homes

December 22, 2020

If you have placed a loved one in a nursing home or know someone who lives in one and visit them, you may be concerned about their safety and wellbeing. You have every right to expect the facility to be properly set up to prevent...

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