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The Importance of Socialization in Nursing Homes

When discussing topics such as nursing home care or elder abuse, one of the most prominent topics explored is physical health. However, one of the most overlooked types of health is social health. There is plenty of scientific evidence to support the fact that socialization in nursing homes is critical for the livelihood and well-being

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Risks of Poor Oral Health Among Nursing Home Residents

What is often difficult to identify as important characteristics of health in nursing home residents is what cannot be seen. Oral health is just one example of a slew of different types of health that are easily overlooked by negligent nursing home staff members on a daily basis. When dealing with a population that struggles

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Can I Anonymously Report Elder Abuse?

Elder abuse has been on a rampage in Southern California for quite a while now. Each day brings new cases of nursing home abuse into the limelight – reported to governmental agencies and tip lines. Despite this new wave of reports, many are still nervous about alerting these issues to authorities for fear of retaliation.

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What is Nursing Home Delirium?

Delirium is just one of the most recent issues plaguing nursing home residents. While it may be widely assumed that delirium and other issues developed by residents in a nursing home are simply a cause of old age and deteriorating health, this is not always the direct issue. Behind the curtains may lie a different

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Risk for Infection in Nursing Homes

There are many illnesses, diseases, and other ailments that can be acquired in healthcare facilities. This, unsurprisingly, is also common in nursing homes where many disabled and elderly folks live in close proximity. Furthermore, these residents rely on the help and assistance of aids and nurses to maintain healthy lifestyles. This dependence on others means

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Signs of Brain Damage Caused in a Nursing Home

The brain is one of the most important organs in the human body. It determines how we do everything from feeling hunger to weighing the risk factors of accepting one job over another. This is why most healthcare facilities put a high level of importance on brain function and health, as jeopardizing these can result

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Is Failing to Provide Water With Meals Nursing Home Neglect?

Neglect is an extremely important topic in the world of healthcare. Many people depend on institutions, organizations, teams, and individuals to take care of them and keep them alive. Health is one of the biggest factors that influence our legal system today. As abuse or neglect leads to a jeopardized livelihood and well-being of an

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Can You Sue A Nursing Home for Administering Expired Prescriptions?

Nursing home negligence and abuse are serious issues plaguing many Americans across the United States. With an aging population such as our own, there are millions of people living inside nursing and assisted-care facilities in the country – especially in heavily-populated states such as California. With such incidents, a strong, legal response is needed to

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Who is Liable in a Nursing Home Abuse Case?

Liability is a common question in all legal cases. Time and time again, numerous parties scramble to prove that they are not the ones at fault for whatever incident has occurred. However, the stakes are raised when the livelihood and well-being of a loved one such as an elderly family member are at risk. After

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Is Malnutrition Common in Nursing Homes?

Cases of malnutrition have been reported out of healthcare facilities such as nursing homes for decades. While there are many different causes and results in cases involving malnutrition, one question still stands: just how common is malnutrition in nursing homes? This is a common concern among those considering placing their loved ones in nursing homes

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