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‘They’re Death Pits’: Virus Claims at Least 7,000 Lives in U.S. Nursing Homes

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More than six weeks after the first coronavirus deaths in a nursing home, outbreaks unfold across the country. About a fifth of U.S. virus deaths are linked to nursing facilities. By Farah Stockman, Matt Richtel, Danielle Ivory and Mitch Smith April 17, 2020 NY Times The first warning of the devastation that the coronavirus… Read More »

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Florida’s nursing homes are locked down. It’s hard on those inside and out.

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Long-term care centers house the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Staff feel the pressure, while residents and their loved ones deal with being kept apart. By Kavitha Surana Published Apr. 10 To protect Florida’s most vulnerable from the coronavirus, long-term care facilities are turning themselves into fortresses. All nursing homes and assisted living facilities have… Read More »

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Uncovering Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes

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From physical abuse to intimidation, taunts, and sexual assault, elderly residents of nursing homes, assisted living, and independent living facilities sometimes face an afront on every level. But it does not stop there. Financial abuse is one of the most common types of abuse in nursing homes, and often goes undetected until the resident… Read More »

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Unlawful Restraint in Nursing Homes

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Restraining nursing home patients or residents of a long term care assisted or independent living facility occurs more frequently than you may realize. Often, using restraints is necessary for the patient’s or resident’s own good. For example, restraints are often used to prevent a patient from falling out of their hospital bed. The use… Read More »

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Using a Hidden Camera to Prove Negligence or Abuse in Nursing Home

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

As a child or family member of a nursing home patient or assisted living resident, your primary concern is to protect your loved one, which is why they are in the nursing home to begin with. Yet, they may not be getting the care and loving treatment that they need and deserve. One in… Read More »

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Bed Sores, Improper Nutrition, and Bathing

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The entire reason that your elderly parent or other loved one is in a nursing home is because her or she cannot fully care for themselves. Nursing homes are paid good money to care for residents, who put their trust in the staff and management to ensure that quality medical care is provided. But… Read More »

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CMS To Make It Easier For Consumers To Discover Which Nursing Homes Have Violations Related To Abuse, Neglect.

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

October 7, 2019 Modern Healthcare (10/7, Brady, Subscription Publication) reports that on Monday, CMS “announced…it would make it easier for consumers to find out about nursing homes that have violated rules about abuse, neglect or exploitation.” The article says CMS’ “Nursing Home Compare website will add an icon next to nursing homes with reported… Read More »

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