Choosing the Right Nursing Home Facility

Choosing a nursing home facility can be an emotional and stressful time. Frequently, we’re asked,  how to go about picking a facility for parents and we have several criteria that we think are important. 1. The first is picking out the facility that near your work or your home, so can visit your mom or dad frequently. The transition period…

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Fines for Nursing Homes

Inadequate Care leading to Two Elderly Residents Dying In a Los Angeles Time article on June 11, 2009, it was reported that State officials recently fined two nursing homes in Orange County for providing inadequate care that led to the deaths of two residents. In late November 2008, an 82 year old woman was admitted…

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New Cause of Action Against Nursing Homes

Civil Rights Violations in Nursing Homes are Now Recognized Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 According to a recent article posted on Law.com, the estate of Melvinteen Daniels brought a suit against the nursing home, The Kane Center in Allegheny County, Pa., for Mrs. Daniels fatal case of sepsis caused by neglect, malnourishment and bed sores. …

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