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Society’s Share of the Cost of Bad Nursing Home Care – Big Medicare & Medicaid Bucks

Think only insurance companies pay for medical treatment associated with decubitus ulcers? Think again. A recent consumer research study reveals the following alarming nursing home abuse and hospital┬ápatient neglect facts: 75% of nursing home residents will suffer a fall at some point. In a 100 bed facility, on average, there are 100-200 falls per year. […]

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Decubitus Ulcers in Nursing Homes – Nursing Home Decubitus Ulcer Facts

April 29, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Nursing Home Neglect : Decubitus Ulcer   |   0 Comment

Decubitus ulcers (pressure sores) regularly form in nursing home residents due to nursing home neglect. Decubitus ulcers are preventable holes in a nursing home patient’s skin. This kind of skin breakdown is preventable through good care; mainly, turning and repositioning. Turning and Repositioning – A Nursing Home’s Responsibility We put our loved one’s in a […]

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Nursing Home; Decubitus Ulcer Neglect Expected to Grow in Future

March 24, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Nursing Home Neglect : Decubitus Ulcer   |   0 Comment

Decubitus Ulcers / Nursing Home Neglect Expected to Grow in Future A recent study indicates that nursing home neglect is expected to rise in the future. As corporate owned nursing homes continue to put their profits over patient care, there is no stopping of nursing home neglect. Nursing home neglect should not be taken lightly. […]

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