Nursing Home Abuse


The Most Common Forms of Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse,Personal Injury . John Whitfield

When people think of abuse, elder abuse does not typically come to mind; however, according to the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some type of elder abuse. While there may be as many as five million elders who are


New Legislation Aims to Expand Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

Nursing Home Abuse . John Whitfield

The intention behind the Quality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019 is to build upon and reinforce the existing quality of living standards and care received by nursing home residents. The History of Nursing Home Rights Currently, nursing home residents’ rights are protected under the Nursing Home Reform


Signs and Symptoms of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse . John Whitfield

While it’s easy to think that having a loved one in a nursing home means they are being better cared for than otherwise, elder abuse within long term care facilities, unfortunately, does happen. The elderly who live within nursing home communities are often particularly vulnerable, as they do not have


Tennessee Has Eleven of the Nation’s Underperforming Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Abuse . John Whitfield

The Senate revealed a secret national list of nursing homes facing issues, and it shows 11 of the worst performing nursing homes are located in Tennessee. The list indicates which nursing homes are on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services list of candidates and those already part of the