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Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect

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 […]

Do You Know the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

According to 2014 data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 15,600 nursing homes in the United States with 1.4 million residents in those homes. These numbers are likely to continue to rise, as the number of adults over 65 is projected to be 83.7 million by 2050. That’s almost double the population of the […]