Tag: nursing home malpractice

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

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

AARP Tips on Keeping Aging Parents from Experiencing Nursing Home Neglect

Are the constant news reports on nursing home neglect keeping you up at night, worrying over a loved one? The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of the warning signs… Signs of Potential Nursing Home NeglectThe AARP points to these as major signs of poor care:– […]

Written by on February 15, 2018

Complaints Rise Against State Run VA Nursing Home in St. Louis

Cases of nursing home neglect are all over the news in St. Louis. One case seems particularly shocking, and it involves a veterans’ nursing home. Many families claimed that their loved ones were not being taken care of properly. When bringing their concerns to staff members, they were given passive answers and never saw any […]

Written by on January 11, 2018

How Do You Know When the Line Is Crossed Into Nursing Home Abuse?

Families have multiple concerns when placing a loved one in a nursing home. They want to be sure their elderly family member is being taken care of properly. Nursing home neglect and abuse are two issues that many people are concerned about. It’s important to know the difference, and when to take action. What is […]

Written by on December 28, 2017

Report Nursing Home Abuse to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Has a loved one suffered abuse at an area nursing home? The St. Louis nursing home abuse attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know the steps to reporting such tragic incidences so that together, with the families of fellow victims, you can prevent future suffering. Steps to Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in Missouri: […]

Written by on October 10, 2017

Are Nursing Home Complaints in St. Louis Being Kept Secret?

In July 2015, Minnesota launched a statewide abuse reporting hotline for vulnerable adults in nursing homes, hospitals and other state-licensed facilities. Two-years later, MN DOH regulators cannot keep up. The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know some relevant facts, so you can protect your loved ones from […]

Written by on August 22, 2017

It Could Happen in St. Louis: Nursing Home Resident Loses $2 Million

Nursing home neglect comes in all shapes and sizes. Most of the time, it is seen in the form of physical neglect because of patients being treated poorly by staff. However, there are times when the staff members of nursing homes actually take full advantage of the mental states of their residents, and cash in […]

Written by on July 14, 2016

There Is Help When You Suspect Malpractice at a Nursing Home

With the demand for long term care facilities increasing each year, there are numerous companies going into the nursing home business. The vast majority of employees at these facilities are dedicated and caring individuals. But, unfortunately, many are overworked and under-trained. This leads to inadequate or substandard care for some of the residents of these […]

Written by on December 16, 2014

Camera Proposal Could Result in a Decrease of Abuse in Illinois Nursing Homes

Each year, countless numbers of elderly nursing home patients suffer from abuse at the hands of the professionals who should be taking care of them. Unfortunately, too many of these cases go unreported because of the lack of substantial evidence to back up the claims. However, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch […]

Written by on September 25, 2014