Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Florida Nursing Homes Had a Spike in Serious Violations in 2022April 4, 2023 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse, Personal Injury
2022 was a serious year for Florida nursing home violations. Randall Spivey, Fort Myers nursing home abuse attorney, assists nursing home abuse victims and their families to receive the compensation to which they are entitled when nursing homes violate their rights.
Are Florida’s Nursing Homes Understaffed and What Are the Consequences?February 21, 2023 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Nursing homes have legal liability for nursing home accidents caused by understaffing.
Dealing with Nursing Home Abuse: Highly-Rated Florida Nursing Homes Can Still Have Neglect and Abuse IssuesDecember 7, 2022 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
The rates of nursing home neglect and abuse are alarming. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in six individuals age 60 or older has experienced abuse in community settings over the past year, and two-thirds of nursing home staff members admit to committing acts of abuse over this same time period.
How to Prevent Florida Elder AbuseDecember 6, 2022 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Some factors could increase or decrease the risk of perpetuating and/or experiencing elder abuse in nursing home facilities and assisted living centers.
How do Seniors Know They Are Being Abused?November 10, 2022 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse, Personal Injury
It is critical that seniors report nursing home abuse to someone. That someone could be a close friend or relative. If they are unable to do so, there is assistance for them.
Florida Senior Dementia Victims Require Special Nursing Home CareMarch 10, 2022 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Studies show that one in seven Americans over the age of 70 suffer from dementia. Many seniors with dementia are cared for in nursing homes.
Fort Myers Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Assists Nursing Home Seniors Injured by Prescription ErrorsDecember 30, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) receives more than 100,000 reports annually related to medication errors. The FDA says a medication error is a “preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm.”
Elder Care - Long-Distance Care Safety TipsDecember 20, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
As one ages, elder abuse is extremely common, especially in facilities. Statistics show that nearly 5 million seniors are abused every year, and 1 out of 10 American seniors experience some form of abuse.
Risk Factors for Vulnerable Senior AbuseOctober 22, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Senior abuse can happen anywhere and may not be apparent to those around them. Some seniors age 60 and above are more vulnerable than others to abuse.
Florida's Nursing Home Staff Shortage Critical to Resident SafetySeptember 27, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Florida’s nursing homes are understaffed which jeopardizes our Florida nursing home residents’ safety.