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Month: May 2022

What is the health impact of bedsores?

Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers, often affect people who spend a lot of time bedridden. These injuries will appear on people who remain immobile for hours or days at a time and they can potentially point to neglect in a nursing home because staff should not...

Suicide risk for nursing home residents

More and more these days, the news focuses on issues in nursing homes across the nation. But many people do not know that problems are so bad that there is an epidemic of increased suicide rates among adults over 50 years of age in nursing homes. Studies happened...

How is Alzheimer’s disease treated?

Alzheimer's disease is a harrowing condition that affects families as much as it does the person with the condition. Most people require professional assistance as the disease progresses, both for their benefit and to ensure their families are properly supported. It...

Are nursing homes modernizing fast enough?

Technological advances have modernized the healthcare industry in numerous ways. Along with advances in medicine and surgery, changes to how clinics and hospitals collect and keep information have advanced thanks to electronic record-keeping. Despite these advances,...

Is bullying a problem in nursing homes?

Bullying, or any act of aggression, intimidation or abuse that demonstrates an imbalance of power between one party to another, can cause various forms of emotional, physical and tangible harm. From physical altercations to instances of discriminatory exclusion,...