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20 Revealing Questions to Ask a Michigan Nursing Home Resident

Key Points of This Article: An increasing elderly population of nearly 40,000 residents has led to more instances of Michigan nursing home negligence and abuse related to falls, overmedication, physical and verbal attacks, malnutrition, and tragic failures to provide quality care caused by understaffed workforces. About a third of the deaths attributed to coronavirus in Michigan […]

Identifying At-Risk Adults | Coronavirus in Michigan Nursing Homes

Key Points of This Article: About 40,000 patients vulnerable to coronavirus are cared for in Michigan nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities. Infectious disease concerns have been heightened in Detroit, where all of the city’s long-term care facilities have confirmed COVID-19 cases and dozens of resident deaths have occurred. Michigan long-term care facilities must follow policies […]

How To Identify the Signs of Resident Neglect During A Nursing Home Visit

Key Points of This Article: The National Center of Elder Abuse reports as many as 5 million people are affected by elder abuse per year, and more than 95 percent of those incidents go unreported. During the holiday season, Michigan’s skilled nursing facilities are understaffed, and health care workers such as nurses and aides will be […]

Identifying Abuse and Neglect in Michigan Nursing Homes

Synopsis About one in five incidences of elder abuse or neglect are not being reported, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG). Overworked nurses and undertrained health care workers such as aides are most likely to fail in identifying possible incidents of abuse or reporting the dangerous neglect […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]