More Families Sue Andover Nursing Home, Claiming Gross Negligence in Relatives’ Death from COVID

More Families Sue Andover Nursing Home, Claiming Gross Negligence in Relatives’ Death from COVID

Families Sue Nursing Home due to Negligence in Death from COVID: The lawsuit alleges nursing home neglect led to the rampant infection of the coronavirus that caused their loved ones’ wrongful death. A new lawsuit brought by 16 families of loved ones who died during a...
Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores: Having diabetes increases the risk of developing pressure ulcers and may impede the kind of early detection that prevents dangerous bedsores stages. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse

Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse

Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse: House Bill 2341, written by Rep. Robert Matzie, would require nursing homes to report residents who are convicted sex offenders. A new bill seeking to protect elderly residents from nursing home sexual...
CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home

CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home

CMS List of Current Problematic Facilities Indispensable in Choosing a Nursing Home: By referencing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services webpage for Special Focus Facilities (SFF) and candidates, prospective nursing home residents and their loved ones can...
Philly Rehab Center with Elderly Residents to Accept COVID-19 Patients from Hospitals

Philly Rehab Center with Elderly Residents to Accept COVID-19 Patients from Hospitals

According to an article posted on whyy.org, the Powerback Rehabilitation Center in Center City, Philadelphia, has announced it will soon be accepting COVID-19-positive patients from area hospitals. While the center has, in times previous to this pandemic era, been a...