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Dangers of Understaffing in Kentucky Nursing Homes

Understaffing in Kentucky nursing homes can lead to neglect of residents, resulting in falls, bedsores, dehydration, or even death. Read more detail on Recent Injury and Accident Law posts –

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Nearly 1,400 understaffed nursing home recently saw their star rating lowered by Medicare

Understaffed nursing homes cause patients to be neglected. The most common result is the development of bed sores or broken bones after a fall, both leading to hospitalization. Until recently, the five star rating system published by the government  to … Continue reading

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Nursing Homes: Change of Ownership Can Be a Red Flag; Signify Problems

A 2016 Harvard University study found that nursing homes across America have been changing ownership at an alarming rate. On average, 1,500 nursing facilities were sold to a different corporation per year between 1993 and 2010. While change of ownership … Continue reading

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Legionnaires in Nursing Homes

It’s happened again: Legionnaires’ disease has infected a nursing home! Legionnaires in Nursing Homes is a major issue that is growing. This time, Summit Commons Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Providence, Rhode Island, is in the spotlight. According to … Continue reading

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Rockford Nursing Home Cited for Medication Errors & Patient Fall

Rockford, Illinois – The quarterly report released by the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) in the fall of 2017 revealed that Forest City Rehab & Nursing Center was cited for multiple violations. The nursing facility is located at 321 … Continue reading

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