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Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect

Changes to Peggy’s Law Help Protect Elderly in Nursing Homes

The Story Behind Peggy’s Law Peggy Marzolla was a 93-year-old woman who died in 2010, within months of being injured at a Brick Nursing Home Facility. Her injuries included a broken eye socket, cheekbones and wrist, among other damages. The Brick Nursing Home staff claimed her injuries were the result of an accidental fall, but […]

Why New Jersey Assisted Living Facilities Need Tougher Standards

Did you know: Regulations concerning New Jersey nursing homes differ from the regulations concerning New Jersey assisted living facilities? These discrepancies are being brought to light after the tragic case of a woman at Morristown Memorial Hospital. A resident at this New Jersey assisted living facility, suffered abuse seven separate times before the injuries were […]

Two New Jersey Nursing Homes Require More Frequent Inspections Due to Amount of Health Violations

Last month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued an update that requires two New Jersey Nursing homes to have more frequent inspections. These inspection requirements were implemented as a result of the nursing home facilities accumulating too many health violations. Quality Issues in New Jersey Long Term Care Facilities The report released by […]

How a Man is Helping Alzheimer’s Patients through Nursing Home Design

Jean Makesh, CEO of Lantern assisted living facilities in Ohio, is on a mission to give hope to his patients who are suffering from Alzheimer’s and severe dementia. Often times, when Alzheimer’s and dementia patients move into a nursing home facility, they stop receiving the engagement and stimulation their brains need to survive. They are […]

Report Reveals PA Not Enforcing Nursing Home Staffing Laws

Are Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Slacking on Staffing Requirements? From January 1, 2014 until October 31, 2015, an extensive audit was conducted in the state of Pennsylvania. The results of this audit have prompted questions regarding whether the Department of Health is effectively enforcing staffing regulations in nursing homes. While the department typically does not accept […]