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Nursing home neglect is possible when families can't visit

Nursing home neglect lawyers explain why families want to visit Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many states prohibited nursing homes from allowing visitors, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Now, many families want state officials to remove restrictions and allow families to visit loved ones in nursing homes, according to AL.com News. Little has...

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How prevalent are hip fractures among nursing home residents?

Hip fractures are among the most common types of serious injuries sustained in nursing homes. When residents are properly cared for and nursing home staff provide adequate assistance, these injuries can be prevented. Hip fractures are generally common in older adults and can lead to serious complications or death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Leave policies should support sick nursing home workers staying home to avoid spreading infection

Preventing infection is vital in facilities like nursing homes to cut the risk of transmitting illnesses. That means employees at healthcare sites must learn to stay home when sick. HealthLeaders revealed a study that found healthcare workers often come to work sick and that flexible sick leave policies may help stop that. What causes infections in...

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Why is cleanliness critical for nursing home resident safety?

Nursing homes are similar to other health care facilities when it comes to the risk of exposure to unsanitary conditions. Residents and their families should be able to expect cleanliness and sanitary conditions in a nursing home. Nursing residents often suffer from several conditions linked to their age. Their immune systems are often not adequately...

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Lawmakers want minimum staffing requirements in nursing homes

In recent years, limited nursing home staffing has become a growing safety concern for residents. According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), incidents of nursing home abuse and neglect have more than doubled from 2013 to 2017. Flaws in staffing — including inadequate staffing, poor training, and poor screening — were identified as the leading risk factors....

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What are My Legal Options After I've Been Involved In A Boating Accident?

Boating accidents happen often in Alabama and Mississippi waters. Common boating accidents include collisions with other boats or swimmers. They can also include injuries received on a boat, such as falling overboard or injuries due to fire or malfunction. If you are injured in a boating accident, your first course of action is to contact...

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