- Nurses Too Overworked For Resident Assessments Says Nursing Group
A survey of nursing home nurses revealed that nurses are often too overworked to properly conduct resident assessments regularly and properly.
- Causes of Smoking Accidents in Nursing Homes
There are two major causes of smoking accidents in nursing homes: unsafe handling of smoking materials and smoking near oxygen equipment.
There are at least 3 ways in which side rails present risks for nursing home residents.
- Study: Caring For Dementia Patients At Home A Daunting Task
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University has found that dementia patients living at home generally lack critical safety features and medical assessments.
- Another Argument For Nursing Home Security Cameras
A nursing home aide in Ohio was charged with sexually assaulting a resident. It is possible that security cameras could have prevented this from happening in the first place.
- Dehydration and Malnutrition Linked To Deaths of Thousands of Nursing Home Residents
The British Newspaper The Guardian released an article saying that since 2003, more than 2000 nursing home residents have died from malnutrition and dehydration in the UK.
- Devil Is In The Details When It Comes To CARES Act
The CARES Act introduces a number of fine details that are crucial to understand when dealing with nursing homes.
- Hygiene and Signs of Nursing Home Neglect
Chicago nursing home lawyers talk about poor health and hygiene practice as a sign of nursing home neglect.