Category: Nursing Home Neglect

What to Do If You See Signs of Abuse Visiting a Florida Nursing Home

 

If you’re like a lot of Floridians who have an elderly loved one living in a long-term care facility, chances are good that you paid them a visit over the holidays. Hopefully your experience there was happy and positive, and you were able to spend some valuable quality time with your loved one.

 

Some of you, however, may have had a different experience. Maybe your relative seemed [..]

How to Know If a Florida Nursing Home Is Neglecting Your Loved One

 

When Hurricane Irma blasted Florida, 10 elderly patients in a Hollywood nursing home died after air conditioning was unavailable for three days.

 

According a report by the Orlando Sentinel, a hospital is located just across the street from that nursing home – the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills. The hospital was fully functioning after the hurricane passed. The nursing home said it used ice, fans, coolers, [..]

Nursing Home Neglect: What to Do If a Loved One Is Victimized

Making the decision to put your loved one into a nursing home can be heartbreaking. But it’s often necessary to do if you want them to continue enjoying a higher quality of life.

 

Adjusting while in the first few weeks of living in the nursing home is similar to adjusting to any new environment – it can be uncomfortable for them and for you. Sometimes, though, they are [..]