Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
A Fort Myers nursing home abuse attorney says the National Council on Aging reported that 1 in 10 Americans who are age 60 or older have suffered from at least one of the seven forms of elder abuse identified by the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA).
A Fort Myers nursing home abuse lawyer says nursing home residents are very susceptible to infections. Nursing homes and other facilities should have environments that prevent residents from contracting infections and knowledgeable staff that recognizes the first signs of infection in order to control the severity.
Some projections show that elder abuse will be the fastest-growing crime through 2025. Some nursing homes do not comply with federal and state laws designed to protect our elders in nursing homes.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of adults older than 60 are neglected, abused, or financially exploited while family members have difficulty checking on their loved ones because they are not in the same location, according to a Fort Myers nursing home abuse lawyer.
Fort Myers Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Randall L. Spivey Recently Won a Judgment Against a Lee County Nursing HomeSeptember 3, 2020 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Fort Myers Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Randall L. Spivey recently won a judgment against a Lee County nursing home for the wrongful death of a loving father in the care of the nursing home.
A Fort Myers nursing home abuse attorney says the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports that roughly 95 percent of nursing home residents have been neglected.
According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA), 1 in 10 elders suffer from some type of abuse every year. However, the signs of elder abuse often go unreported and abusers are not punished.
June marks the beginning of Florida’s hurricane season. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the start of hurricane season, our thoughts are with our loved ones in nursing homes and assisted living facilities who have been sheltering in place since mid-March with no visitors.
The quality of care in nursing homes and other living facilities is critical to preventing and treating pressure sores. These sores develop if an immobile person is not turned, positioned correctly, and given good nutrition and skin care.
There is mounting pressure from the public to increase transparency about COVID-19 in nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the United States.