Nursing Home Abuse

There are laws at the federal and state levels that protect the elderly from abuse in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities. Abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, or financial, and it can include neglect and abandonment.

How would the installation of video cameras in nursing homes have helped with the COVID-19 pandemic?

If video cameras were already installed in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, we would know who was coming in and out of the facility, and what happened when they …

COVID-19: Who Is Protecting South Florida Retirement Communities?

Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel / By: Andrew Borya As the new coronavirus spreads through South Florida, people over 65 are among the most at-risk populations, according to the Centers for …

How would the installation of video cameras help with the future handling of infectious diseases?

One of the things video cameras will enable us to do is look and see how day-to-day caregivers at the bedside of nursing home residents and assisted living residents acted. …

How dangerous are pressure sores, and how can they be avoided?

Pressure sores are one of the most devastating problems that exist in poor nursing home care. They can develop quickly, and they are very difficult to get rid of. The …

How would the installation of video cameras help with general care in nursing home facilities?

Video cameras enable us to know what’s going on behind the scenes when no one is looking at long term care facilities, whether it’s a nursing home or an assisted living …

How fast can pressure sores develop?

The problem with pressure ulcers is they can develop very quickly. The standard of care for a resident who is already identified as someone who can easily develop a pressure ulcer says …

How to File a Nursing Home Abuse Complaint in Florida

Nursing home abuse and neglect are significant problems throughout Florida elderly care facilities. Although nursing home abuse remains widely underreported, estimates place the rate in the U.S. at 1 in 10 …

Lawsuit filed against Avante in Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Phyllis Roland’s attorney said she was struggling in a hidden camera video place in her nursing home room. In the video, the beeping of an alarm is heard …