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Eviction is one of the biggest threats that can be used against residents in a nursing home or elder care facility. When confronted with having to find a new place to live, some people will simply back down and dismiss a complaint against a neglectful or abusive nursing home. Read the rest »
Across the U.S., skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are slashing their use of antipsychotic medication on long-term patients, especially those with dementia.
This is a very good thing! Read the rest »
Deciding to put loved ones into an assisted living facility (also known as a residential care facility for the elderly) is one of the hardest decisions a person will ever have to make. Part of what makes this so difficult is that you want to ensure that the facility they go to will be able to meet all their needs. You also want to be assured that your loved ones will be safe at the nursing home you choose…and won’t be abused or neglected. Read the rest »
Utah Senator Orrin Hatch penned a letter, recently, to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price.
What prompted the correspondence?
Florida Governor Rick Scott was outraged when he heard about it. His state had been racked by back-to-back hurricanes that brought flooding and winds over 100 miles per hour. Tens of thousands of people had been displaced and the damages were estimated to be around $200 billion.
Now, another tragedy had occurred. Read the rest »