Tag: Nursing Home Accountability

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

Could Nursing Home Abuse be Stopped with New Proposal?

Many cases of nursing home abuse have been piling up over the last few years. This has become such a big problem that a lot of people are scared to place their loved ones for fear of them becoming victims. Consider the story of one man who died because of what his wife is calling […]

Written by on September 13, 2018

You Suspect Neglect in Your Parent’s Nursing Home – What Do You Do Next?

Nursing home neglect often goes unreported due to the difficulties of defining and identifying abuse. However the St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know there are things you can do to help your loved one: 1. Visit often, noting time-sensitive warning signs.Those with memory loss, communication problems and […]

Written by on September 14, 2017

Nursing Home Neglect is Suspected After Two Residents Die

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a decision that many people wrestle with. Oftentimes, it’s a choice they have to make because they don’t have any other alternative. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect is a growing problem, and according to a recent news article, two residents died within months of each other at […]

Written by on February 23, 2017

Huge Nursing Home Chain Cited for Nursing Home Neglect

A recent CBS News article depicts the story of a woman who recently lost her mother after she had been placed in a nursing home for rehabilitative care. The sixty-eight-year-old woman had recently been hospitalized for chest pains, and when she entered the nursing home, she was feeling quite well. Five weeks later, she passed […]

Written by on January 19, 2017

Federal Law Changes Allow Nursing Home Neglect Victims to have Their Day in Court

Placing someone you love into a nursing home is a very stressful situation. Even though in your heart, you know you’re doing the right thing, it can still be difficult. Quite often, people sign a mountain of paperwork, and don’t realize that they’re signing their legal rights away at the same time. This has been […]

Written by on December 8, 2016

Nursing Home Chain Cited for Multiple Problems in Minnesota

When families need to rely on nursing home care for their loved ones, they trust that they’ll be well taken care of. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and nursing home neglect has become a very serious problem in the State of Minnesota. According to an article on the Star Tribune website, a nursing […]

Written by on November 17, 2016

Missouri Nursing Home Closed After Inspection

For many families, placing their loved ones in a nursing home is a decision that comes with a lot of heartbreak. They don’t want to do it, but they trust that the facility they’ve chosen will take good care of the people they love. In most cases this is true. However, in some cases, such […]

Written by on October 13, 2016