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Nursing Home Neglect is Often a Factor in Concussion Injuries

When it comes to nursing home care, families place their trust in facilities and caregivers to provide the highest level of safety and support for their loved ones. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect is an unsettling reality that can have severe consequences, including the risk of concussion injuries. These traumatic brain injuries can result from various...

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Why Are UTIs So Common in Nursing Homes?

Exploring the factors contributing to UTIs in nursing home residents The prevalence of severe health issues among elderly residents in Georgia nursing homes is frequently linked to instances of abuse and neglect. Among these concerns, urinary tract infections (UTIs) stand out as an alarming problem. If you believe that a loved one developed a UTI...

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Congressional Report Unveils Alarming Absence of Safety Inspections in Nursing Homes

A recent federal investigation has raised concerns among politicians and officials regarding nursing home neglect. The investigation revealed that many nursing homes are not undergoing regular inspections due to a shortage of inspectors. "States reported that severe staffing shortages and high turnover rates, driven largely by the inability to offer competitive salaries, hampers their ability...

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Understanding Nursing Home Falls and Fractures

Falls are very common in nursing homes throughout Georgia. Residents are more susceptible to falls due to muscle weakness, reduced flexibility, balance problems, medication side effects, and other factors. Because of this, facilities have a responsibility to take steps to prevent falls from happening. When they don't, a nursing home neglect lawyer can help hold...

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When Sepsis is a Result of Nursing Home Neglect

Learn the warning signs and how a nursing home neglect attorney can help protect your loved one Sepsis, also known as blood poisoning, is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the immune system has an extreme response to an infection, triggering a cascade of changes that can damage organs throughout the body. The Centers for...

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How Medication Errors in Nursing Homes Can Happen

Nursing homes have a responsibility to protect the health and safety of residents. But every year, many residents in Georgia are the victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. One type of neglect seen far too often in nursing homes is medication errors. Most residents need to take medication that plays a vital role in...

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Strategies for Preventing Wandering and Elopement in Nursing Homes

Keeping residents safe should be the priority of every nursing home Nursing home residents with cognitive impairments, such as dementia, pose a threat to themselves and others if proper supervision is not provided, according to a report by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). The report cites wandering and elopement as major issues nursing...

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Nursing Home Residents Can Be Vulnerable to Financial Abuse

If your loved one was the target of financial exploitation, it's important to seek legal help right away. Residents are supposed to be protected in nursing homes, but many are the victims of nursing home abuse in Georgia each year. In addition, some are the victims of financial exploitation, also called financial abuse, at the...

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Biden Administration Seeks Nursing Home Staff Mandates

The Biden Administration is seeking to address the long-standing problem of staffing shortages in nursing home facilities by implementing a federal minimum staffing requirement sometime next year. The rule would impact 15,500 nursing homes across the country. Inadequate staffing leads to nursing home neglect. Studies have shown nursing home residents experience more complications, including bedsores...

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