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An Overview of Michigan Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Michigan Nursing Home Abuse Laws Rank Well - Yet Neglect Still Happens An alarming statistic: The National Center on Elder Abuse reports more than 95 percent of elder abuse cases go unreported every year. And even though Michigan recently ranked No. 4 (Wallethub, 2018) for having some of the best elder abuse protections in the [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:14:09+00:00December 21st, 2018|Detroit, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

Three Problems Michigan Nursing Home Residents Are Faced With

Michigan Nursing Homes Face 3 Growing Problems Although Michigan does have some nursing home facilities that approach resident care with the most tender touch there are still many who are failing our most vulnerable family member and friends. Nursing home abuse and neglect happens too often and when it does, family members should hold health [...]

By |2018-03-15T14:34:01+00:00March 15th, 2018|Medical Negligence, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

How Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Handling Flu Season?

University of Michigan Poll Says Nursing Homes Lack Flu Prevention Plans A new poll sponsored by AARP and Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan, suggests that nursing homes and other long-term care facilities should be doing more to keep their staff and patients safe from influenza, more commonly referred to as the flu. This season, flu cases [...]

By |2018-01-16T18:30:34+00:00January 16th, 2018|Medical Negligence, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

Mismanagement of Opiods in Nursing Home Leads to Death

Opioids Involved In Nursing Home Deaths It seems every day we continue to hear of overdoses and tragic deaths from the opioid epidemic facing our nation. This drug abuse can also create a medical malpractice case when patients being provided home care or treatment at residential facilities are failing to receive the correct pain management treatment. The [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:52+00:00June 16th, 2017|Medical Negligence, Nursing home abuse|1 Comment

Protecting Family & Elders from Nursing Home Abuse in Michigan

UNDERSTANDING THE NEED TO PROTECT AND FIGHT AGAINST ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT. DON’T BE AFRAID TO SPEAK UP. 2016 gave us too many horrific stories of elder abuse and caregiver neglect across the state. We read about the elderly Alzheimer's patient who begged her children to remove her from a Gaines Township assisted living facility, [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:55:56+00:00January 13th, 2017|Nursing home abuse|0 Comments