Negligent Hiring Can Increase The Risk of Nursing Home Abuse

Entrusting your loved one’s care to a nursing home can be difficult. While in many cases it is necessary, the decision is seldom a simple one. Recent staffing shortages have added to families’ concerns, with many long term care facilities struggling to find quality caregivers. Undoubtedly, these factors have proved to unsettlingly increase the risk … Continued

How to Identify Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Many family members entrust their loved ones’ care to nursing homes, expecting them to be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a challenge, with stringent restrictions preventing visitation.  While nursing homes adhered to guidelines in order to protect highly-susceptible residents, the lack … Continued

Exposure to Coronavirus in Nursing Homes in Charleston

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it. While no one is immune to its impacts, the elderly population is particularly vulnerable. This puts nursing home residents and those living in long-term care facilities at a great risk – and with family members unable to visit, elder abuse or nursing home neglect here … Continued

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