CHICAGO, IL – Infections are one of the leading causes of death in nursing homes throughout the country. Unfortunately, nursing homes can be inattentive to the conditions that give rise to infections and then leave the infections untreated, putting nursing home residents at risk. An infection ... [Continue Reading]
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How do I Ensure a Nursing Home’s Physical Condition is Suitable for My Loved One to Live in?
Choosing the right nursing home for your loved one to live in takes time and consideration as many things must be assessed. Aside from taking into account past inspection reports as well as the quality of staff that is employed at the home, you must also assess the physical condition of all areas of ... [Continue Reading]
Report Shows Nursing Home Abuse Increased But Extremely Underreported
CHICAGO, IL – A study recently conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows an increase in nursing home abuse between 2013 and 2017, stating abuse deficiencies more than doubled. In 2017, abuse deficiencies were categorized at the highest levels of severity causing actual harm ... [Continue Reading]
3 Little-Known VA Pensions: Do You Qualify?
CHICAGO, IL – Are you or a loved one a veteran or a surviving spouse? The VA offers many benefits; however, there are hundreds of thousands of veterans and/or surviving spouses that are eligible for these little-known VA benefits. These funds are used for assisted living at many facilities and for ... [Continue Reading]
How To Improve Your Parent’s Care At A Nursing Home
If you have a loved one in a nursing home, then you need to know what a care plan is. It can mean the difference between your loved one being neglected or receiving the care that they need. Watch the video to learn more. A care plan is essentially an individualized road map of the ... [Continue Reading]