Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

Exploring Legal Options For Victims of Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect

Nursing Home Abuse

According to the World Health Organization, elder abuse is higher in institutions like nursing homes and long-term care facilities than in community settings. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports a prevalence of 33.4% for psychological abuse, 14.1% for physical abuse, 13.8% for financial abuse, 11.6% for neglect, and 1.9% for sexual abuse.  However,

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect – How to Check a Nursing Home’s Score

August 2021: Abuse and Neglect at an Enid Nursing Home The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reported multiple cases of physical/verbal abuse and neglect at the Enid Continuing Care Retirement Community. The allegations included improper conduct toward the residents by the employees.   Allegedly, the staff were verbally abusive and failed to keep residents

Oklahoma Laws Protect The Elderly in Nursing Homes

Sometimes in life one is forced to make difficult decisions. Admitting an elderly loved one into a nursing home facility or eldercare community is never easy. However, at times it is necessary in order to provide them with the best and most efficient healthcare possible. Many nursing homes are professional, safe, responsible, and caring, but

Nursing Home Abuse: A Growing Trend

Studies show that 1 to 2 million Americans over 65 have been abused, neglected, or mistreated by a trusted caregiver.   Furthermore, one out of every three nursing homes across the country has been cited for nursing home abuse.  This abuse can include neglect, physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.  Unfortunately, many of these cases still

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