Nursing Home Abuse

When sending our loved ones to a nursing home there are a few things to pay attention to in order to make sure they are being properly cared for. It is a sad reality, but sometimes patients in nursing homes are neglected. The people who are taking care of them…

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It was all smiles in Milledgeville as noted geriatrics Dr. Carl Musso presided over the ribbon-cutting at the new Bostick Nursing Center. Once fully operational, the facility will employ 330 people and house 300 residents. Many of these residents will be former correctional inmates who have completed their sentences and…

Financial abuse is a common form of nursing home abuse. Financial abuse includes tampering with or seizing the financial assets, income, benefits, or other financial property that belong to the senior. While seniors in resident homes want to enjoy life and stay healthy, they need to keep an eye on…

Nursing Home Abuse: Types, Signs, and Tips for Prevention (Part 2 of 3) In part one of this series, we talked about the signs of physical nursing home abuse and gave you some tips for prevention. Part two focuses on psychological abuse, which is any behavior that causes a nursing…

Nursing Home Abuse: Types, Signs, and Tips for Prevention (Part 1 of 3) When your loved one moves into a nursing home or assisted-living facility, you expect that staff members and administrators will do everything they can to make it a positive experience. Unfortunately, some staff members use their authority…