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Nursing home abuse reports
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Nursing home abuse reports

When deciding how to handle the challenges of ageing, ensuring that your loved ones receive quality care at an assisted living facility is important. ...

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Bed rails in nursing homes

The use of bed rails is often overlooked as a safety measure in nursing homes. While there are many benefits to using bed rails, you should also be aw...

Understanding Elderly Laws Abuse in Nursing Homes
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Understanding Elderly Laws Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elderly abuse has grown at such an alarming rate that it has become a global concern. Based on reported cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) cla...

Pressure Ulcers And Nursing Home Abuse
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Pressure Ulcers And Nursing Home Abuse

Elder abuse is a widespread issue in our society today. While all the different forms of elder abuse are saddening, nursing home abuse is worse becaus...

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Broken Necks In Nursing Homes: Everything You Need To Know

In 2018, an estimated 23,720 neck fractures were treated at U.S. medical emergency rooms, according to the CPSC. Besides sports-related neck injuries,...

What Does a Bed Sore Look Like?
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What Does a Bed Sore Look Like?

Bedsores are ulcers on areas of the skin under prolonged pressure from lying in bed, sitting in a wheelchair, or wearing a cast for a prolonged time. ...

Senior Citizen Support Services
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Senior Citizen Support Services

It might be time to start looking into senior living options if your elderly loved one begins to require regular assistance with their daily tasks and...

Nursing Home Costs – Mom’s New Home
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Nursing Home Costs – Mom’s New Home

Unlike assisted living facilities, nursing homes provide excellent supervision and care, although they are not as extensive as hospitals. A Genworth F...

Reexamining the Meaning of the Term “Elderly”
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Reexamining the Meaning of the Term “Elderly”

The term “elderly” has been defined as a chronological age of 65 or older. In contrast, those between 65 and 74 years old are referred to ...

Pressure Injury Guidelines: Stage 3 Pressure Ulcers
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Pressure Injury Guidelines: Stage 3 Pressure Ulcers

The second-to-last stage of pressure sore progression is Stage 3 bedsores. As the sore has reached the fat tissue, it is now possible for the patient ...