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Antipsychotics Still Being Abused In Nursing Homes

Regulators Release New Guidelines to Reduce Antipsychotic Use for Residents Living with Dementia Antipsychotic drugs are sometimes given to patients living in nursing homes to calm behaviors associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s. But for decades, staff have been wrongfully using … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Ask About Traumatic Brain Injuries in Iowa Nursing Homes

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Several Connecticut nursing homes fined by state DPH

While people here who have a loved one in a nursing home often take great care to ensure the facility is a good fit for their family member, not every nursing home upholds its duty of care to residents. The … Continue reading

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Georgia Nursing Homes Rank Poorly in Care Index

There may come a time for many of us when we need to think about caring for our elderly loved ones.  Georgia residents who want to place their loved ones in nursing homes need to be sure to do their … Continue reading

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Managing difficult behavior in nursing homes: assessment and interventions

A hot-button issue for nursing home administrators and admissions personnel seems to be “behavior disturbances.” Family members may be encouraged to make alternate arrangements because the facility maintains that it cannot manage the person and the person is “creating a … Continue reading

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