nursing homes

  

Nursing home aide and nursing staffing levels often pose a danger to patients

Newly-released Medicare data shows that most Texas nursing homes have staffing levels that are much below average, the worst possible rating

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Nursing home/skilled nursing facility care issues and medical malpractice

Overmedication of patients causes nursing home deaths

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New study exposes Texas nursing home anti-psychotic drug over-medication problem

Nationally, around 180,000 nursing home residents per week are given anti-psychotic drugs, even though they have no psychiatric condition

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Huntsville, Texas nursing home facility pays $5 million to settle complaints about poor care

Painter Law Firm attorneys are experienced in investigating cases of nursing home abuse and neglect

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Elderly people are twice as likely to fall at a nursing home than at home

Nursing home fall prevention measures are lacking: 75% of elderly nursing home residents have at least one fall per year

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Medicare reveals the seven most common nursing home problems

Four things that you can do to stay safe in a skilled nursing facility

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Bedsores can develop a lot faster than you think, but can usually be prevented with proper doctor and nursing care

Bedsores, pressure sores or wounds, and decubitus ulcers—whatever you call them, they are a serious medical issue

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Two tips to make the transfer from a hospital to a nursing or rehabilitation facility safer

When patients are discharged from a hospital to a nursing or rehab facility, it is a notorious time for things to fall through the cracks

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Three perils of skilled nursing facilities

Some skilled nursing facilities lack adequate staffing to provide quality patient care

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The important nursing role in bedsore prevention

Nurses sometimes ignore the standardized tools in place to identify at-risk patients, and to prevent and treat pressure injuries

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