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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

  • Signs of Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Home Residents

    May 17

    Recently, the federal visitation guidelines for Alabama nursing homes have been relaxed. With this development, many Alabamans are excited to safely spend time with their loved ones after a difficult…

  • How Staffing Shortages Endanger Nursing Home Residents

    Jan 4

    Staffing has long been a concern for nursing homes across the U.S. Both the number and quality of workers in nursing homes dictate the quality of care that residents receive.…

  • The Four Stages of Bed Sores in Nursing Home Residents

    Dec 21

    Bed sores are one of the most common injuries suffered by nursing home residents. The less mobile an elderly person is, the more likely they are to experience this painful…

  • 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…