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The Danger of Overused Antipsychotics in Kentucky Nursing Homes

Nursing home workers have challenging jobs. They do the essential work of caring for residents and keeping them safe. Their job requires understanding, patience, support, and training. Otherwise, a nursing home worker may become frustrated, stressed, and overworked. In these situations, staff may make the…

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Residents Are at Risk of Sexual Abuse in Kentucky Nursing Homes: Here’s What to Do About It

Nursing home residents are vulnerable. They may be victims of sexual abuse in Kentucky nursing homes because their frailty makes them unlikely to fight back, and their medical conditions, such as dementia, make them unlikely to report the abuse. They often can’t care for themselves…

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The Dangers of Nursing Home Bed Rails

You may notice rails on the side of the bed when you visit someone in a nursing home. These bed rails are supposed to prevent sick, injured, or agitated patients from falling out of bed. Unfortunately, nursing home bed rails also pose significant safety risks,…

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Your Guide on How to Choose the Best Kentucky Nursing Home for Your Loved One

Your parent, spouse, or other loved one needs nursing home care, and it is up to you to find a safe place for your loved one to live. You have many choices, and you want to make the right one. Below, our experienced Louisville nursing…

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Recognizing the Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Maybe you had time to research nursing homes before you placed your loved one in their new home, or maybe you needed to make an immediate placement, and you chose the nursing home as carefully as you could under the circumstances. Either way, your loved…

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Your Guide to the Use of Restraints in Kentucky Nursing Homes: Necessary or Abuse?

The thought of your loved one being restrained in a nursing home is heartbreaking. Sometimes, physical restraints are necessary to prevent nursing home residents from being a danger to themselves or others. However, other times, a nursing home’s use of restraints is a form of neglect or abuse….

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