Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Prevention and Treatment Needed for UTIs in Nursing Homes: Although often preventable, urinary tract infections are among the more common nursing home infections for Pennsylvania long-term care residents. According to an article by Patient Safety, the Pennsylvania...
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...
Residents are Worse-Off at Private Equity-Owned Nursing Homes, Studies Show

Residents are Worse-Off at Private Equity-Owned Nursing Homes, Studies Show

Residents are Worse-Off at Private Equity-Owned Nursing Homes, Studies Show: Citing recent studies, the White House recently declared that residents of private equity-owned nursing facilities have a greater likelihood of experiencing negative outcomes relating to...
White House Pledges New Efforts against Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Home Dementia Patients

White House Pledges New Efforts against Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Home Dementia Patients

White House against Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Home Dementia Patients: The use of antipsychotic drugs in elderly patients not diagnosed with schizophrenia falls into the category of nursing home medication errors, a common but lesser known aspect of nursing...
Philadelphia Nurse Pleads Guilty to Nursing Home Neglect in Death of H.R. McMaster, Sr.

Philadelphia Nurse Pleads Guilty to Nursing Home Neglect in Death of H.R. McMaster, Sr.

Philadelphia Nurse Pleads Guilty to Nursing Home Neglect in Death of H.R. McMaster, Sr.:  A former nursing home nurse has pleaded guilty to two charges related to the 2018 fatal nursing home fall of the father of former Trump national security advisor H.R. McMaster,...