Nursing Homes Are Increasingly Using Epilepsy Drugs to Chemically Restrain Residents with Dementia

Nursing Homes Are Increasingly Using Epilepsy Drugs to Chemically Restrain Residents with Dementia

Nursing Homes Using Epilepsy Drugs to Chemically Restrain Residents with Dementia: A new government study indicates that anti-seizure medications usually reserved for epilepsy patients are increasingly being used by nursing homes to sedate dementia patients, says a...
Decades of Nursing Home Neglect Incite Plans for Federal Staffing Minimums

Decades of Nursing Home Neglect Incite Plans for Federal Staffing Minimums

Nursing Home Neglect Incites Plans for Federal Staffing Minimums: Decades of evidence shows that insufficient staffing leads to a higher occurrence of nursing home neglect, poor care, and other evidence of nursing home malpractice. The Biden Administration is...
Homicide Death Results from Fight between Two Residents in New York Nursing Home

Homicide Death Results from Fight between Two Residents in New York Nursing Home

Two Nursing Home Residents’ Fight Results in Death Ruled as a Homicide in New York: The death of a 95-year-old woman who fell and hit her head during a clash with a fellow elderly resident in a Staten Island nursing home has been ruled a homicide. A notice of...
Uncover What Your Nursing Home Would Rather Keep Secret

Uncover What Your Nursing Home Would Rather Keep Secret

Uncover What Your Nursing Home Would Rather Keep Secret: Whether they’re ongoing issues or past deficiencies, nursing homes would rather keep problems like nursing home malpractice or abuse and neglect under wraps. But nothing should be kept secret from residents and...
Residents Endured Appalling Conditions at For-Profit Nursing Homes during the Pandemic, Congress Reports

Residents Endured Appalling Conditions at For-Profit Nursing Homes during the Pandemic, Congress Reports

For-Profit Nursing Home Neglect Amid Pandemic: Severe understaffing within for-profit nursing home chains led to poor care, nursing home neglect, and a negative impact on the health of residents. About 70% of nursing homes in the US are run by for-profit operators....