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Nursing Home Neglience

Will New Jersey Set Minimum Standards for Staffing Nursing Homes?

There are currently no regulations for the amount of nurses’ aides required on duty in a nursing home at any given time. This means that New Jersey nursing homes can be understaffed without breaking any rules; a problem that often times leads to nursing home negligence cases. New Jersey Democrats are now pushing for a […]

One in Ten Elderly People are Abused Each Year in Nursing Homes

While the average life expectancy has been increasing over the 20th century, and more and more of our parents and grandparents are living longer, one in ten elderly people are abused each year in nursing homes and hospitals. This sobering statistic can take place in many forms; the various types of nursing home abuse includes […]