Category: Nursing Home Neglect

Can Cameras Prevent Nursing Home Neglect? Lawmakers Will Find Out

While our parents and grandparents can mean the world to us, unless they live with us it's almost impossible to care for them in the manner we would most like. As a result, most elderly spend their later years in a facility that should afford them proper care. That care is not always a reality […]

Written by on March 17, 2020

Would You Recognize These Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

When families have to place their loved ones in nursing homes, they do so with utmost trust. They believe that their family members will be well taken care of, and most of the time, they are. We wish that were the case across the board. Sometimes nursing home residents are abused or neglected, and if […]

Written by on January 30, 2020

Is It Elder Abuse or Neglect? What to Know

Both elder abuse and neglect are serious problems in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in St. Louis. But these are actually two separate issues. It’s important to know the difference between them; especially if you have a loved one who is currently living in one of these facilities.  What is Elder Neglect? Nursing homes […]

Written by on January 28, 2020

What to Know About Elder Abuse in Long Term Care Facilities

Elder abuse has become much more common than most people realize. In fact, there is research to prove that it might be just as common as child abuse. If you have a loved one living a long-term care facility, that might scare you, as it should. It’s important to know as much as you can […]

Written by on January 23, 2020

6,600 Cases Of Nursing Home Neglect Went Unreported, Here’s What You Should Know

If you have a loved one in a nursing home who has been abused, you're right to assume that the incident has been reported correctly. But unfortunately, cases of elder abuse and neglect are often not reported according to federal requirements. This is a problem that we'd like to dive into a little deeper today.  […]

Written by on December 24, 2019

Kansas City Nursing Home Squirms Under The Microscope As Neglect Suits Pile Up

Not all nursing homes are as great as they seem to be at first. In fact, there are many who – because of ongoing neglect – have earned their place on a list of special focus facilities. Hidden Lake Care Center in Kansas City, Missouri is one of them.  Neglect at Hidden Lake Care Center During […]

Written by on November 21, 2019

Experts Weigh In On Cameras To Prevent Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is one of the hardest challenges families face. They want their elderly family member to be happy, but safety is also a major concern, and for good reason. Nursing home neglect and abuse are far too common, but in St. Louis, people may be able to discover […]

Written by on November 19, 2019

Is Nursing Home Neglect Considered Elder Abuse?

In short, the answer to this question is yes. Nursing home neglect is considered elder abuse, and rightly so. All over the state of Missouri, families are devastated because of the abuse a loved one suffered at the hands of the staff at nursing homes.  If you suspect that your elderly family member is being […]

Written by on August 8, 2019

What is Elder Abuse? What Missouri Residents Need to Know.

All over the State of Missouri, elderly people are being abused. Sadly, it does happen within families, but it's much more likely to take place when they are in nursing facilities. This can cause a great deal of distress for their loved ones who may not know how to properly identify elder abuse. They may […]

Written by on April 18, 2019