Monthly Archives: December 2020
As people age, they often move into nursing home facilities to receive the full-time care they need, and that their family members cannot provide. Certain conditions, such as Alzheimer’s and osteoporosis, place an elderly individual at a greater risk of falling. Falls sustained by nursing home residents are very serious, as they are a… Read More »
Deciding to place a loved one in a nursing home facility is one of the hardest decisions family members will ever have to make. Still, millions of people choose to do it every day. Elders often need constant care and family members, unfortunately, are simply unable to provide it for them. It is for… Read More »
The influential scientific panel will decide if the first shots will go to health care workers and long-term care facility residents.
Read in NBC News: https://apple.news/ATK1_wcfRSC-wx0JeG_4kWw
When people think of nursing home abuse/neglect, they typically picture nursing home staff members abusing or neglecting the residents within the facility. However, there is a lesser-known type of abuse/neglect that occurs, and that is abuse/neglect that occurs between nursing home residents. A Reuters study shows that one in five residents are victims of… Read More »