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Highest Rated Nursing Homes in West Virginia

March 26, 2020

Our elderly loved ones deserve the best attention and treatment during their golden years. When our loved ones are unable to care for themselves without help, families often look for a nursing home to provide care so they can live independently in the safest way possible.   Elder Abuse is…

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How Seniors can Avoid Becoming Pedestrian Accident Victims

August 21, 2019

In 2016, almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every hour and a half a pedestrian is killed in an accident. Additionally, every eight minutes a pedestrian is hurt in a crash.  Pedestrians are one and a…

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The Worst Documented Cases of Nursing Home Abuse

June 25, 2019

Taking care of the elderly can be an extremely challenging task. Many families throughout America entrust nursing homes to watch out for their aging relatives.  However, the elderly do not always receive the care they deserve.  Cases of elder abuse at nursing homes have been on the rise throughout the…

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Nursing Home Abuse in the United States

April 8, 2019

When we place our loved ones in a nursing home facility, we expect them to be treated with dignity, respect, and kindness by their caretakers. Unfortunately, as the longevity of Americans increases and with more people than ever in nursing homes, so does the possibility of abuse by caretakers and…

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NURSING HOME ABUSE AND NEGLECT – FEDERAL INSPECTIONS SHOW 1 IN 3 NURSING HOMES ABUSE PATIENTS

January 15, 2015

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a major problem. Many for-profit nursing homes are funded primarily by Medicaid and Medicare patients. To maximize profit margins, the nursing homes increase the number of patients while decreasing the number of staff to care for them. This problem (putting profits over patients) leads…

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RE THERE PROBLEMS AT NURSING HOMES IN GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV? – GREENBRIER MANOR, THE BRIER, WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS CENTER AND HEARTLAND OF RAINELLE

December 12, 2014

Perhaps you are not familiar with the Nursing Home Compare website administered by CMS at Medicare.gov. Nursing Home Compare is designed to allow the public to understand certain information about nursing homes so consumers can make wise choices when deciding where they may want to put a loved one who…

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ADDING TO THE BILL OF RIGHTS – YOUR RIGHT TO A LAWYER

November 19, 2014

Nursing homes routinely provide residents with their “Bill of Patient Rights.” Below is the website for Resident Rights listed by the National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center: http://www.ltcombudsman.org/issues/residents-rights. However, there is one right that nursing home residents need to add to that list – you have the right to contact a…

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