Yearly Archives: 2018

How to Safely Evacuate Residents of a Nursing Home

Nursing Home Blog

Nursing homes sometimes have to evacuate all of their residents. This may happen because of natural disasters, such as severe hurricanes, that damage buildings, making it unsafe for residents to stay. Other times, residents have to be moved because their facility is closing down. Safely moving frail elderly people is a challenge. Nursing homes that are certified…

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Signs That Reveal Nursing Home Neglect of Residents

Nursing Home Blog

Nursing home residents deserve good care. That's the law. Nursing homes have a legal obligation to provide proper care for their residents. Unfortunately, some nursing homes fall short. If you have a loved one who is living in a nursing home, how can you tell if he or she is being neglected? Here are some signs…

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Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

As shocking as it may be, over 16,000 instances of sexual abuse have been reported in nursing homes since the year 2000. Hundreds of facilities have been cited for sexual violations and even more have been guilty of mismanaging cases of sexual abuse. Many have also been cited for multiple offenses. We trust nursing homes…

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