Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn Due to Nursing Home Neglect: Due to multiple violations of state law as well as a lack of concern for residents’ welfare, seven homes owned by a Louisiana nursing home owner have been cut off from receiving federal health care money. A...
Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform

Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform

Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform: A report of American nursing homes says cycles of deficient care, poor nursing home infection control, and low staffing that contribute to nursing home neglect will continue unless significant changes are...
Studies Say Shifting away from Multiple-Occupancy Rooms Is Necessary to Improve Nursing Home Safety and Avoid Nursing Home Neglect

Studies Say Shifting away from Multiple-Occupancy Rooms Is Necessary to Improve Nursing Home Safety and Avoid Nursing Home Neglect

Private Rooms Improve Nursing Home Safety: Recent studies indicate that nursing home safety issues like nursing home infections and medication errors can be reduced by providing residents with private rooms. Providing nursing home residents with single-occupancy rooms...
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...