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Nursing Home Abuse

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How To Choose The Best Nursing Home For Your Loved One

Deciding to relocate your loved one to a nursing home can be a difficult decision to make. There is a lot of trust involved, and you of course want to make sure they are getting the care that they deserve when you cannot be with them. The National Institute on Aging gives a brief overview of how to go about choosing the best nursing home. 1. Decide on the specific type of home you want for your loved one. Determine what factors are essential and which you could do without. For example, do you want a religious based community, what type of...

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Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse in Illinois

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Making the decision to place an older family member into a nursing home is often a difficult task. There are many reasons why families choose to do this, but it is usually because they are no longer able to provide the level of care needed. While nursing homes are expected to create positive environments and put their patient’s best interests first, this isn’t always the case. Unfortunately, some patients are actually physically and/or psychologically harmed by their supposed caregivers. The severity of the nursing home abuse and/or neglect can be present on many levels, but it is usually due to...

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