Category Archives: nursing home abuse
What are the Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse?
When a family decides to place a loved one in a nursing facility, it is assumed they will be safe and well taken care of. But as the expression goes – never assume. While a nursing home is charged with providing compassionate, responsive care for this vulnerable population, some individuals, especially those suffering from… Read More »
I Believe my Dad is being Abused at his Nursing Home, what can I Do?
First of all, we applaud you for being concerned and noticing something is wrong. Many people choose to park their parents in a facility and may not have enough repeat visits to even notice the signs of abuse. So thank you for caring. It is the least we can do for those who raised… Read More »
Use of Anti-Psychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes Still Common
It may surprise you to learn that 25% of all nursing home residents are believed to be taking anti-psychotic drugs, despite widespread evidence that the practice is unsafe and unnecessary. This number stands in stark contrast to the 5% of nursing home residents who are believed to have conditions which the drugs are intended… Read More »