When You Have Concerns About a Nursing Home

Posted November 10th, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

Sometimes it is inevitable.  When your loved one is no longer able to suitably maintain independence, it may be necessary to consider institutionalized care.  This might mean something low key such as an assisted living facility or require more intensive intervention.  Nursing home concerns are a reality, particularly as the baby boomer population ages. Who […]

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Know the Most Common Sign of Nursing Home Abuse

Posted July 24th, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

Did you know that there are 1.4 million people who live in a nursing home in the United States? Chances are you probably have a loved one in a nursing home right now. Nursing homes are a great place to provide the long-term care many seniors with serious illnesses need. They are staffed with medical […]

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Safety in Nursing Home Care

Posted June 2nd, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

It can be a difficult decision, but a necessary one.  In some cases, an elderly person may request to move to residential care.  There may be concerns of becoming a burden.  In others, the family makes the choice to relocate their loved one to residential care.  Safety is among the largest concerns in nursing home […]

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Chemical Restraints in Nursing Homes

Posted January 15th, 2015 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

It is a hard enough task to confine a loved one to a nursing home.  Decline often seems inevitable.  However, it is important to be proactive when it comes to the prospect of using chemical restraints in nursing homes.  This can be a form of nursing home abuse.  Know the signs.  Ask questions.  Be an […]

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Using a Camera to Document Nursing Home Abuse

Posted October 9th, 2014 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

It is unfortunate, but nursing home abuse is a very real thing.  The family may become suspicious when their loved one becomes despondent and withdrawn.  Tell tales signs such as bed sores and inexplicable bruises may surface.  Are cameras necessary in nursing homes?  Although they are not a requirement, some concerned families are installing them […]

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Nursing Home Abuse is a Growing Concern

Posted June 24th, 2014 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

For some, it is one of the hardest decisions they will make in their lifetime.  It may come as a result of an aging parent, an incapacitated spouse or a severely disabled child.  It is a difficult choice with a calculated risk.  Nursing homes are filled with people whose families wish they could provide their […]

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Questions to Ask Nursing Home Staff

Posted March 19th, 2014 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

If you’re thinking about relocating an elderly relative to a care facility, chances are the decision has been difficult. Asking the right questions before selecting a center for your loved one can soothe your concerns, but it’s important to stay alert. If you believe your family member is suffering nursing home abuse, New Jersey attorney […]

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My Elderly Mother is Being Abused. What Should I Do?

Posted February 7th, 2014 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

You love your mother very much but at this time of your life, you just can’t take care of her. You do what you think is best for her and put her in a nursing home. At first, your mother loves her new living situation. But you begin to notice a change. When you visit […]

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When Abuse Happens to the Elderly

Posted January 2nd, 2014 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

When we think of abuse, we generally think of children or spousal abuse. But it can happen to the elderly, especially those in nursing homes. With 13 percent of the population over 65, elder abuse is becoming more and more frequent. According to the National Center for Elder Abuse, as of 2003, it was estimated […]

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If a Loved One is Subjected to Nursing Home Abuse

Posted November 25th, 2013 by .

Categories: Personal Injury.

Many people are on the lookout for nursing home abuse when they check in with their loved ones living in nursing homes. However, Newark personal injury attorney Anthony Carbone knows that neglect can be just as dangerous. There’s nothing benign about negligence, even when contrasted with outright physical abuse. Nursing homes have obligations to look after […]

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