Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

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What Every Kentucky Family Should Know About Nursing Home Background Checks

Your loved one is vulnerable. You are trusting a Kentucky nursing home to care for her, but how much do you really know about the people who will be feeding, bathing, medicating, and taking care of her? Get an in-depth look into the Kentucky nursing…

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How Nursing Home Staff Cell Phone Use Can Hurt Residents

Cell phones are so common that we often don’t think about them unless there is a specific danger. We know, for example, that cell phone use can cause dangerous distracted driving crashes. However, cell phones are not just dangerous on Kentucky roads. Cell phone use…

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Families of Nursing Home Residents With Multiple Sclerosis: Here’s What You Need to Know About Abuse and Neglect

It didn’t happen overnight. However, at some point after your loved one’s multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis, you and your family made the difficult decision to move him to a nursing home. As MS progresses and nerve damage worsens, some people with MS eventually lose the…

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Dangerous Food Handling Puts Nursing Home Residents at Risk

Nursing homes have the complicated task of feeding many residents multiple meals a day. If food is not handled safely, residents who eat food prepared by the nursing home may get sick or die. Nursing Home Food Safety Issues Are Common In October 2019, NBC…

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Nursing Home Negligence Can Cause Bedsores and Bedsores Can Cause Sepsis

Bedsores are common and serious injuries suffered by Kentucky residents residing in assisted-living facilities. When nursing home negligence from the staff leads to bedsores, sepsis may follow not far behind, and sepsis can be deadly, so it’s important to make sure you’re placing your loved…

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Who’s Who in Kentucky Nursing Homes

It takes a lot of people to run a nursing home safely. Each worker has a specific role to play in the care of nursing home residents. Whether you or a loved one is already living in a Kentucky nursing home or you are researching…

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