Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
What Are Nursing Home Inspections?July 28, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
There are federal and state regulations to ensure that nursing homes provide an adequate standard of care.
Elder Abuse – The Silent ProblemJuly 19, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Up to five million older Americans are abused every year. It is important to keep an eye out for signs of neglect and abuse.
7 Common Assisted Living Facility/Nursing Home AccidentsMay 7, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Assisted living facility/nursing home accidents are common in Florida. Most Florida abuse/neglect lawsuits arise from 7 common accidents.
Florida Nursing Home FallsApril 19, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
Federal, state, and county regulations require nursing homes to keep their premises reasonably free of hazards.
What Damages Can a Nursing Home Abuse Victim Receive?March 31, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
We protect the rights of abused and neglected seniors. Victims of abuse and/or neglect may be entitled to compensation.
Is Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect Increasing?March 26, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) reported there is a bad trend in Florida nursing homes.
What Are The Causes of Nursing Home Abuse?February 15, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) says experts report that knowledge about elder abuse lags as much as two decades behind the fields of child abuse and domestic violence. There is an urgency to know the causes of nursing home abuse.
Compare the Safety Ratings of Florida Nursing HomesJanuary 4, 2021 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
A Fort Myers nursing home abuse lawyer at Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. said October 2020 was the first anniversary of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS’s) enactment of its new warning system for nursing homes.
What to Look for When Visiting Seniors Over the HolidaysDecember 16, 2020 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
There are between 5 and 7 million Americans who provide physical, emotional, social, and financial assistance to aging seniors from a distance, according to the Journal of Gerontological Social Work. These long-distance caregivers must rely on phone conversations and check-ins by others living closer in order to regularly gauge a senior’s well-being.
Which Florida Assisted Living Laws Protect Residents?October 26, 2020 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse
A Fort Myers nursing home abuse attorney says the Agency for Healthcare Administration licenses and regulates Florida assisted living facilities. In order for assisted living facilities to maintain their licenses, they are required to meet certain regulatory standards and undergo periodic audits to ensure their continued legality.