Investigators: Assisted Living Facility Found to be Neglecting Resident

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

Case Filed Against Nursing Home for Exploitation, Neglect and Abuse

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

Physical Therapy in Nursing Homes

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

How to Evaluate a Nursing Home

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