Assisted living facilities are designed to help those who need round-the-clock care live a comfortable life. Sadly, some facilities aren’t quite up to par and the residents within can experience neglect and even abuse. Such is the claim in a pending lawsuit filed by one woman’s family. The lawsuit states that Marie-Rose Demkowicz fell at … Continue reading Investigators: Assisted Living Facility Found to be Neglecting Resident
A nursing aide has been accused of raping a 68-year-old woman at the assisted living facility in which he worked. Nanic Aidasani, 42, of Yonkers, has been accused of raping a woman, whose name has not been disclosed at this time, at Manhattanville Health Care Center in the Bronx. Another employee at the assisted living … Continue reading Nursing Home Aide Accused of Raping, Abusing 68-Year-Old Patient
New York’s state attorney general has filed a case against Medford Multicare Center for misusing public funds, leading to nursing home abuse, neglect and even the death of one resident. In the claim, state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman said the nursing home owners, Mordechai Klein, Mendel Aschkenazi, Martin Rausman, Henry Rausman and Norman Rausman … Continue reading Case Filed Against Nursing Home for Exploitation, Neglect and Abuse
Within nursing homes, there are sometimes cases of neglect and abuse against residents. These cases are devastating simply due to their nature, but residents and their families are thankfully not powerless against these injustices. If you or someone you love has been the victim of neglect or abuse within a nursing home, contacting a nursing … Continue reading Types of Damages You Can Seek in a Nursing Home Lawsuit
Healthcare studies have increasingly focused on the growing problem of falls and fall-related injuries among the elderly. Falls have shown to cause excess pain, physical impairments, a reduced quality of life and increased medical costs. To combat falls, physical and occupational therapy is often a sought after treatment for nursing home residents. In a study … Continue reading Physical Therapy in Nursing Homes
While elderly abuse and neglect often occurs in nursing homes, it is also common for it to occur in the comfort of a person’s own home. Elderly abuse often occurs at home by either family, friends or caregivers. US Health News reported that to combat in home elderly abuse, there are nursing homes that are … Continue reading Nursing Homes Stepping Up To Fight Elder Abuse
If you want to succeed in a personal injury case, you and your personal injury attorneys need to be able to effectively prove that negligence truly caused your injuries. There are many elements in negligence cases that you should consider before filing a lawsuit, but attorneys can also help you better understand these aspects. The … Continue reading What are the Elements of a Negligence Case?
When you’re looking for the best nursing home either for yourself or someone you love, there are certain things you should look for when you visit a facility. Of course, you probably have your own list of questions that you’ll want answered by onsite staff, but there are some things you may not have thought … Continue reading How to Evaluate a Nursing Home
Talk about Green House homes for long-term senior living seems to be on the rise in both media coverage and in the medical field. The Green House Project, established in 2003 and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2005, now has over 100 Green House homes throughout the nation and this number is … Continue reading Have you heard of the senior living community called the Green House Project?
What seems to be a simple medical procedure can lead to a tragic end if improperly performed. Many patients and their families tend to shy away from asking a question such as: “Are you certified to perform this procedure?” Some may think this question is offensive to the medical staff. But asking a question such … Continue reading Is the Staff Caring for Your Loved One Qualified?