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What Is The Medical Definition Of False Imprisonment?

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Many Americans will eventually spend time in a nursing home. One estimate reveals that 40% of nursing home patients have reported abuse. Unfortunately, nursing home and abuse cases are becoming more common across the country. One problem that sometimes happens in nursing home abuse cases is false imprisonment. Below is the medical definition of false… Read more »

Is Nursing Home Abuse on the Rise?

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According to one study, during and immediately after COVID-19 lockdowns, nursing home abuse in the United States increased a staggering 83%. Researchers cited the frail physical and mental condition of many nursing home residents along with “increased interpersonal stressors” among nursing home workers. Usually, elder abuse isn’t malicious. Most abusers don’t want to hurt alleged… Read more »

Four Types of Elder Abuse

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Bedsores, falls and many other types of nursing home injuries are legally called nursing home neglect matters. For the most part, nursing homeowners do not intentionally cause residents to fall or sustain serious bedsores, however, businesses are responsible for the mistakes they make, meaning nursing homeowners are usually liable for these injuries. Elder abuse is… Read more »

How to Report Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

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It can be a difficult decision to move an elderly loved one to a nursing home. You may be comforted by the thought that they will have the facilities and staff to provide proper care and supervision necessary for their wellbeing. However, on the other hand, you may have concerns whether the staff members are… Read more »