02/21/24 | Nursing Home AbuseNursing homes are meant to be a place of comfort and care for our loved ones who require assistance with daily activities. However, instances of nursing home abuse have been on the rise, making it crucial for us to be vigilan...Read More
Insurance Requirements for Nursing Homes
01/30/24 | Nursing Home AbuseNursing homes serve an important purpose in our society, as they provide care and living accommodations for the senior population that cannot live independently. Nursing homes relieve significant burdens from families that ca...Read More
What Happens if a Fall in a Nursing Home Is Unwitnessed?
01/25/24 | Nursing Home AbuseFall risks increase as people age, and falls are common in long-term care or assisted living facilities. Data shows that about half of nursing home residents suffer at least one fall a year, and fall-related injuries can kill...Read More
My Mom Fell in a Nursing Home – What Can I Do?
01/16/24 | Nursing Home AbuseWhen a loved one falls in a nursing home, it can be a distressing and overwhelming experience for both the individual and their family. In such a situation, stay informed about the steps you can take to protect your loved one...Read More
What to Do if Your Loved One is a Victim of Elder Abuse?
01/11/24 | Nursing Home AbuseElder abuse is a distressing reality that can happen in various settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and even in the comfort of one’s own home. Unfortunately, elder abuse is often underreported...Read More
What are the Main Types of Nursing Home Abuse?
01/05/24 | Nursing Home AbuseIf you have a loved one in a nursing home, it’s natural to have concerns about their well-being. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is a growing problem that can disrupt the lives of some of society’s most vulnerab...Read More
Heath Springs Residential Care Center
12/20/23 | Nursing Home AbuseHeath Springs Residential Care Center is a retirement and assisted living community in Heath Springs, South Carolina. This senior living community provides assisted living services to those in need, including diabetic care, n...Read More
New Federal Standards for Nursing Home Care
12/10/23 | Nursing Home AbuseThere are 1.2 million seniors in nursing homes throughout the United States, and this number is only increasing. Despite many nursing home facilities receiving federal funds, they often remain understaffed, increasing the cha...Read More
What Are Chemical Restraints in a Nursing Home?
10/20/23 | Abuse and Neglect, Nursing Home AbuseIf you had to make the difficult decision to place your aging parent or relative in a nursing home, you naturally want to make sure they receive the best care possible. When looking at nursing homes, it’s important to k...Read More
Why Do Bedsores Occur?
10/19/23 | Abuse and Neglect, Bedsores, Nursing Home AbuseUnderstanding Pressure Ulcers: Are They a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect? Pressure ulcers, commonly known as bedsores or decubitus ulcers, should be exceedingly rare in any nursing home that adheres to recommended care guidelin...Read More
How to Report Elder Abuse in South Carolina
08/13/23 | Abuse and Neglect, Nursing Home AbuseTrusting your loved one to the care of others is never easy. When a member of your family suffers elder abuse or neglect from another family member or from a caregiver, you must take action. Learning more about various types ...Read More
Bedsore Treatment Costs in Nursing Homes [Do You Pay?]
06/28/23 | Legal Fees, Nursing Home AbuseBedsores–also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers–usually happen to people who are bed-bound or must use a wheelchair to get around. Putting pressure on one area for a long time, especially where a bone is ...Read More
Private Equity Owners Increase Deaths at Nursing Homes
12/07/22 | Nursing Home AbuseNursing homes are proving to be big business, which is tragic news for those whose relatives live in the facilities. As private equity (PE) firms increasingly purchase these homes, an alarming trend has emerged: Cost-cutting ...Read More
Nursing Home Improvements Needed to Protect Seniors
06/09/22 | Nursing Home AbuseOver 1.4 million nursing home residents are currently in over 15,500 nursing homes across the country. All of these facilities receive public funding through Medicare and Medicaid. There are billions of dollars funneling into...Read More
Does Greed Affect Nursing Home Staffing and Resident Care?
02/10/22 | Nursing Home AbuseMuch has been said about the critically low staffing levels at nursing homes and assisted living facilities since the dawn of COVID. Unfortunately, staffing issues were a problem even before the pandemic. However, since 2020,...Read More
How to Sue a Nursing Home for a Slip and Fall Injury
01/17/22 | Nursing Home AbuseSlip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of severe injuries among vulnerable persons and senior citizens. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report reveals that as many as 36 million Americans ...Read More
South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlements
11/23/21 | Nursing Home AbuseA nursing home abuse case may result in a significant amount of compensation. Depending on the facts of the case, this amount can exceed $1 million. Working with an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer can help you maximize ...Read More
South Carolina Bedsore (Pressure Sore) Settlements & Case Value
10/28/21 | Bedsores, Nursing Home AbuseIf you or a loved one developed bedsores while in the care of a nursing home, hospital, home health care, or other medical facilities and care programs, the court could find your caretaker or the facility negligent. Bedsores ...Read More
How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in South Carolina [Step-by-Step]
10/12/21 | Nursing Home AbuseMany of us must make the difficult decision to move a loved one into a nursing home because we can’t provide the care they need at home. And some seniors with dementia need around-the-clock supervision that simply requires ...Read More
Why You Should Not Rely on Medicare’s Nursing Home Ratings
06/16/21 | Nursing Home AbuseAre you looking for a nursing home for your loved one? If so, we probably don’t need to tell you how daunting the task can be. From ensuring that the facility you’re considering can meet your family member’s specific ne...Read More