Category: Nursing Home Deaths

The link between understaffing and nursing home abuse and neglect

Leaving a parent or elder loved one in the care of staff members at a nursing home or continuing care facility is always difficult. It can prove even more so, however, if you have concerns about the quality of care …

How nursing home understaffing leads to abuse and neglect

Choosing a nursing home and then leaving your loved one there is never easy, but it can prove far less emotionally taxing when you have trust in the quality of care your loved one will receive. Regrettably, however, not all …

How to spot negligent supervision at a Nursing Home and what to do.

Nursing home patients face a number of hazards that do not affect the general hospital patient population. Nursing home patients are prone to falling in hallways and bathrooms. Elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are at risk for …

If it looks like neglect, families can seek compensation

Many families in the Chicago area trust nursing homes to take care of their aging loved ones so that they can be protected and adequately comforted in the final years of their lives. However, as a recent post on this blog illustrated, …

Nursing home neglect lawsuit filed after man’s death

Illinois residents often need to rely nursing homes to take care of elderly loved ones. These medical facilities are supposed to provide the day-to-day and medical care that their residents need. However, many facilities fall short of these expectations and …