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Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes contributes to nursing home neglect. This can lead to health complications and reduced quality of life for those living in nursing homes. A reason for understaffing is cost. Better management of resources would greatly reduce the problem of understaffing. Understaffing may deprive residents of the time and attention they need from -->

Elderly Fall Injuries in Nursing Homes

Elderly falls and resulting injuries are common in many nursing homes. Results of these falls may cause disability, functional decline, reduced independence and reduced quality of life among those injured. Physical injuries aside, feelings of helplessness and anxiety may result from the fear of falling again. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and -->