Can I Sue A Nursing Home for Bedsores or Wrongful Death?

Sometimes, moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home may be the best option for them, especially when their family or children work full-time and are too busy to provide full-time care for them. Most people who put their elderly loved ones in nursing homes expect a certain level…

7 Signs You May Need a Nursing Home Lawyer

You never want to think that you might have to hire a lawyer to help with a possible nursing home abuse case, but unfortunately, it can happen. If you think your loved one has been a victim of abuse or neglect at their nursing home, you may need to find…

Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Oklahoma

Elder abuse includes the physical, emotional, or sexual harm inflicted upon an older adult, their financial exploitation, or neglect of their welfare by people who are directly responsible for their care. This abuse can happen in many different places. Elderly people are at risk of being abused at home, in…

10 Rights of Oklahoma Residents in Nursing Home

It can be a difficult decision to move a loved one in a nursing home. Typically, it comes with the stigma of your loved one’s autonomy and losing their choice to live your life as you please. However, there are certain rights that a nursing home resident retains which cannot…

Nursing Home Negligence and Understaffing: What You Need to Know

Nursing homes have become the go-to solution for people who are unable to take care of the special and specific needs of their loved ones. Loved ones pay a huge amount to ensure that their elderly ones are well cared for. However, this investment in their care and well-being may…

THE DANGERS OF UNDERSTAFFING IN NURSING HOMES

Risk to Residents  Understaffing and unqualified staffing in nursing homes put elderly residents at risk of neglect and abuse. Understaffing in nursing homes is a common problem but comes with some severe consequences. Typically, nursing home regulations are in place to protect helpless residents from neglect and abuse, however, nursing homes with too few staff or staff that are…

Nursing Home Neglect and Bedsores

When a person lays in one position for a substantial period of time, the skin reacts negatively to the pressure and a pressure ulcer or bedsore will form. Bedsores are a painful and potentially very dangerous skin lesion, especially in older individuals. Individuals with limited mobility, either due to their…

What to do if you Suspect Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing Home Abuse Overview We expect nursing home staff to provide excellent care to our loved ones that we have entrusted to watch over them. Nursing homes exist to provide a level of quality of care, which the family of an elderly loved one is unable to provide. Fortunately, most…