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What is Elder Abuse?

Many people associate nursing homes with long-term, personalized care of elderly loved ones, but they are not always safe places for residents. Elderly abuse in nursing homes is unfortunately common, but understanding and recognizing the signs of caregiver mistreatment can help prevent it from...

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Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be extremely difficult for an elderly resident and their family to endure. Unfortunately, many nursing home residents in Florida suffering from abuse do not report it to a supervisor or their family because they are embarrassed by it...

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Poorly Ranked Nursing Homes in West Palm Beach, FL

South Florida is a haven for retirees, and a wonderful place to enjoy the golden years in life. With the booming population of senior citizens moving to Florida, there is certainly a market for nursing homes and assisted living services in the West Palm...

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Facts to Consider in Selecting a Nursing Home Facility

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be a challenging task. It is a very emotional time, and families want to ensure their loved ones are being taken care of in the best manner possible. To ensure they are, there are certain...

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Florida Cities With The Largest Number of Poorly Ranked Nursing Homes

In Florida, there are 155 nursing home facilities that have received either a 1- or 2-star overall quality rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This star quality rating is a system created by CMS so you can make an...

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CMS List of Florida Nursing Homes with “Serious Quality Issues”

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and States visit nursing homes on a regular basis to determine if the nursing homes are providing the quality of care required by Medicare and Medicaid. These results are translated into a star quality rating system...

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What is a For Profit Nursing Home?

The Two Types of Nursing Homes The quality of a nursing home is the first thing most people look for when admitting a family member into such a facility. When determining nursing home quality, though, it is important to consider whether a nursing home...

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My Parent was Injured in a Nursing Home. Do I have a Case?

When a nursing home resident becomes injured in a nursing home, they may have a legal case against the facility. However, for a lawsuit to be successful, the nursing home must have been negligent in providing proper care, or there must be a case...

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How Do I Obtain Medical Records from a Nursing Home?

There are many reasons for wanting to obtain medical records from a nursing home. Loved ones in a nursing home may have been injured, or they may be transferring to another facility. Whatever the reasons are, nursing home patients and their family members have...

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How to Measure Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is an incredibly difficult one that families in Florida have to make every day. Once they do, they want to know that the nursing home will be safe and provide proper care to...

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