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How Do Nursing Home Residents Become Overmedicated?

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After making the difficult decision to admit your loved one into a nursing home, you trust and expect that they will receive the support and care they need. Sadly, nursing home abuse is more common than people think. While nursing home abuse takes many forms, overmedication is quite widespread. There are many reasons residents… Read More »

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Startling Florida Nursing Home Abuse Stats

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It is a sad fact that nursing home abuse and neglect is very common. Even when they are not receiving the care and support they should, residents in these facilities often do not come forward with reports of abuse. They are sometimes embarrassed or ashamed, or they may not have the mental capacity to… Read More »

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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

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No one wants to think about it, but there are many reasons you or your family may have to report nursing home abuse. Although nursing homes should provide a safe living environment for seniors, fraud, neglect, and abuse are all too common in these facilities. If you feel as though your loved one is… Read More »

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What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries in Nursing Homes?

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Senior citizens are at great risk of suffering a spinal cord injury, particularly if they fall. Falling can cause a number of serious conditions and diseases, such as paralysis and pneumonia. Residents in nursing homes need regular monitoring to prevent injuries to the spinal cord. If a resident does suffer a spinal cord injury,… Read More »

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Examples of Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes

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Nursing home residents are dependent on the care of their nurses, doctors, and other staff members in the facility. Depending on the condition of their health, they may not be able to understand if they are not being treated fairly by those entrusted to care for them. Even when residents know that they are… Read More »

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Common Types of Nurse Negligence in Nursing Homes

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Under Florida law, nursing homes are required to have a minimum number of certified nurses and nursing assistants. Facilities are required to have licensed nurses on staff that can provide a minimum of one hour of direct care per resident every day. Facilities must also ensure there is a minimum certified nursing assistant staffing… Read More »

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Do You Have a Valid Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit?

By Kohn Law |

If your loved one has been hurt while living in a nursing home facility, there is serious cause for concern. After speaking to the staff member about your loved one’s injuries, you may wonder if you can file a claim against the facility. This may be particularly true if staff members were evasive about… Read More »

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FAQs About Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

If you have made the difficult decision to admit your loved one into a nursing home, you likely have many concerns. You may worry whether they will be lonely, how often you will be able to visit, and whether they will receive the quality care you know they deserve. Nursing home abuse is so… Read More »

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Mistakes to Avoid in Your Nursing Home Abuse Claim

By Kohn Law |

When you place your family member in a nursing home, you expect that they will be well taken care of. You expect them to be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Sadly, this does not always happen. Staff members in these facilities sometimes abuse or neglect the residents in their care. When… Read More »

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Four Common Myths About Nursing Home Abuse

By Kohn Law |

Anyone who admits a loved one into a nursing home is always concerned about the threat of abuse and neglect. Due to the fact that neglect and abuse are so rampant in nursing homes, it is completely natural to be concerned. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions about nursing home abuse in Tampa,… Read More »

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