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Proving Nursing Home Abuse

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Tragically, nursing home abuse seems to be on the rise in the last few years. Just recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Health revoked licensing from St. Francis Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare nursing home care after an inspection found a serious lack in patient care. One patient had even developed “wounds that went down… Read More »

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Preventing Nursing Home Neglect

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

We count on nursing home professionals to take care of our aging loved ones. We trust that they will provide proper care and fulfill their caregiver duties. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Nursing home residents can be victim to nursing home neglect. If you think your loved one has been a victim… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Every year, thousands of families place their trust in the staff and managers of nursing homes and assisted living facilities to care for their elderly loved ones. To help ensure that residents are provided for and not neglected, both federal and state law require these types of facilities to meet specific health and safety… Read More »

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Choosing a Nursing Home

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Both state and federal regulations require nursing homes to adhere to specific health and safety standards. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse still occurs at an alarming rate, making it especially important for those who are considering placing an elderly relative in a nursing home to conduct careful research before making a decision. Choosing the right… Read More »

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Misidentifying Aging & Nursing Home Neglect

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Nobody wants to believe that their loved one is being mistreated or neglected by nursing home staff. Because we tend to trust these facilities and their staff members, the common signs of elder neglect are often disregarded by family members who misidentify them as symptoms of aging. If you have a loved one who… Read More »

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