Tag Archives: nursing home neglect

Families and Residents of Syracuse Nursing Home Seek Answers

UPDATE June 14, 2018:   Less than a year after publishing the blog below, F&P Of Council Attorneys Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, John Sardesai-Grant, and Jean Sedlak have successfully held James Square administration accountable. “It has been a long time coming for former James Square resident and their families. ‘It’s a nice relief to know someone cares,’ Tom Reitano -->

Will New Regulations Put Residents at Heightened Risk for Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect?

The nursing home industry recently celebrated a triumph in a long term battle to scale back fines and regulations, regulations that were put in place to protect residents from abuse and neglect. The Trump administration has agreed to shift Medicare’s penalty protocols by discouraging inspectors to impose fines on nursing homes in violation of federal -->

Culture Change and Nursing Homes

Culture change, also called person-centered care or resident-directed care, is a newer model of care for nursing home residents. Long-term care is usually applied in nursing home facilities under the medical model. The person-centered care model attempts to nurture and provide for the humanity of the resident as well as their medical needs. Culture change -->

Visiting Your Loved One in a Nursing Home

Placing your loved one in a nursing home facility can be an emotionally challenging experience for the patient, the family and you. Your loved one’s life will demonstrably change in many ways and those changes can be frightening and confusing. While it is difficult to imagine your loved one being mistreated, neglected or abused in -->

How to Choose the Right Nursing Home?

Placing a loved one in a nursing home facility is never easy. When a decision has been reached to place him or her in a facility, finding the right nursing home is the next difficult decision. You want to choose one that will ensure the health and happiness of your loved one. The right facility -->

Handling Nursing Home Cases with Care and Professionalism

Having handled numerous nursing home abuse and neglect cases, we understand the importance of ensuring not just our clients, but also the families of our clients, are treated with a high level of care and compassion. “Thank you, Finkelstein & Partners, for handling my grandmother’s nursing home neglect case with care and professionalism. We are very -->

Family Member of Neglected Nursing Home Resident Shares Their Experience

Nursing home residents fall victim to abuse or neglect far too often. As personal injury attorneys we are dedicated to seeking justice for our clients and holding negligent parties accountable. Below our client, Almmy, shares her experience with the Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect attorneys at Finkelstein & Partners: After my Mom was neglected at -->

Will Niagara Nursing Home Face Criminal Charges for Alleged Nursing Home Abuse and or Nursing Home Neglect?

Niagara Rehab Nursing home recently came under media fire after unsafe and inhumane conditions were exposed by 7 Eyewitness News investigators.  “7 Eyewitness News dug through years of state reports and found many troubling problems. We talked to many current and former patients, employees and managers of the nursing home – many who want to -->

News Station Brings Deplorable Nursing Home Conditions to Light

Several months ago 7 Eyewitness News launched an investigation into area hospitals after receiving a troubling call from a nursing home resident. The investigation brought to light a number of disturbing issues occurring in Upstate New York nursing homes.  The investigation focused primarily on conditions at Niagara Rehabilitation & Nursing in Niagara Falls. Reporters collected -->

Identifying Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Neglect

If you have a loved one in a Nursing Home you should consider familiarizing yourself with signs and symptoms associated with Nursing Home abuse/neglect. The percentage of abused or neglected nursing home residents who actually report abuse is startlingly low. Below is a list of indicators of abuse and neglect. Some symptoms listed could be -->