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Alabama Nursing Homes Are Reopening: What to Look for When You Go

One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the inability to visit loved ones without putting them at risk of catching the virus. This is especially […]

Blog posts in Nursing Home Neglect

  • The Link Between Abuse, Neglect, and Mental Health in Older Adults

    Nov 16

    An older person’s mental well-being has a profound impact on their overall health. Depression, anxiety, and loneliness—all of which affect many older adults—can cause chronic and often deadly health conditions.…

  • Alabama Nursing Homes Are Reopening: What to Look for When You Go

    Oct 19

    One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the inability to visit loved ones without putting them at risk of catching the virus. This is especially…

  • Is Poor Oral Hygiene a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

    Sep 21

    Ever since you were a child, you’ve probably heard more reminders to brush your teeth than you care to remember. There’s a good reason for that; oral health is crucial…

  • Bed Sores: How They Happen and What You Need to Know

    Aug 3

    Some of the worst injuries people suffer in long-term care settings don’t involve one traumatic event like a slip or fall or hit. Instead, they occur slowly due to a…

  • Negligence Suit Filed Against Bill Nichols State Veterans Home Management Company

    Jul 20

    Many of us depend on nursing homes and long-term care facilities to care for our disabled or elderly loved ones when we can’t do so ourselves. That’s why it’s especially…

  • 4 Alabama Nursing Homes Cited with a “Persistent Record of Poor Care”

    Jun 7

    When our loved ones age, caring for them ourselves is sometimes impossible, which is why we often entrust them to the care of qualified, well-reputed nursing home facilities. Unfortunately, many…

  • CMS Cracks Down on Understaffing in Nursing Homes

    Jan 10

    Recent Study Reveals RN Understaffing in America’s Skilled Nursing Facilities In light of growing national concern about staffing levels, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that…

  • Wrongful Death Case Filed Over Insulin Overdose at Nursing Home

    Jan 19

    Enterprise, AL, November 11, 2017 — Sawyer Law Firm, LLC has filed a wrongful death case in Russell County, Alabama on behalf of the family of an Alabama woman who received an…

  • 2017 World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day

    Sep 19

    Pressure injuries are exceedingly common for the bedridden and those in wheelchairs, especially if patients do not receive proper preventative care and treatment. In nursing homes, pressure injuries are a…

  • Settlement Reached on Behalf of Injured Nursing Home Resident

    Feb 19

    This case involved an elderly female who was admitted to a skilled nursing facility for a “short-term stay” for the purpose of receiving therapy. While the resident was being transferred…