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 regulation.
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.
When choosing the appropriate nursing home environment in Buffalo, there are several factors to consider. At the minimum, nursing home facilities are places to live where medical treatment and care is available to every resident that needs 24-hour nursing care and supervision outside of a hospital.
Placing someone we love in a nursing home facility can be a difficult and painful decision. However, it is the best decision if that family member needs around-the-clock care by trained medical professionals.
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 will prevent your loved one from becoming a victim of nursing home neglect.
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:
According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, each year more than 2.5 million Americans develop pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores. An estimated 60,000 patients die as a result of bed sores ulcers each year.
Very recently the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare proposed a rule banning forced arbitration in federally funded long term facilities. Forced arbitration clauses are often signed without the resident, or their families, fully comprehending the legal implications of such clauses.