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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 [...]

By |2020-01-10T21:39:20+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-08-17T03:57:33+00:00August 17th, 2019|Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

10 of The Worst Nursing Homes in Michigan Named in Government Report

Synopsis Not until now was a list of 400 underperforming nursing homes, which require extensive oversight by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) as a Special Focus Facility, been made available for public review. The list of troubled homes was previously kept quiet by CMS officials for nearly twenty years until two U. S. [...]

By |2019-07-31T01:22:16+00:00July 30th, 2019|Legal News, Nursing home abuse|0 Comments

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