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How To Protect Your Assisted Living Facility

By brian barrick
November 11, 2013

Whether you’re moving your loved ones into a care facility, or moving in there yourself, you want to be assured that those working there are fully capable of doing so. That’s why all contracted workers are sufficiently vetted and checked before taking a position within any home, whether it’s medical or even hairdressing. What does ...

When Is It Okay to Leave Residents Alone?

By brian barrick
November 07, 2013

Most assisted living residents are able to care for themselves but the reason while they’re in a facility is because they require extra attention to ensure their safety.  It is in everyone’s best interest that a watchful eye is always kept on each resident at all times.  However, this can be done while having the ...

How to Pinpoint Abuse & Neglect

By brian barrick
September 17, 2013

You may have put a family member in a care home because you want them to have the best life in their remaining years. Whether they have ailments that are either mental or physical, you would like them to be taken care of by facilities’ qualified staff. However, sometimes a staff member’s idea of hands ...

Are Your Nursing Assistants in the Know About Abuse & Neglect?

By brian barrick
August 15, 2013

  Elder neglect and abuse is a hot-button issue in nursing homes across the country, and rightfully so. Should elder neglect and abuse be found within a nursing home there are many serious consequences that could result. An expensive, prolonged lawsuit, a review of the nursing home by a state licensing agency, and even the ...

Elder Abuse and Negligence: Is Your Loved One Suffering?

By brian barrick
June 03, 2013

The U.S. Administration on Aging’s National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) is constantly raising public awareness to elder abuse and negligence. The organization has partnered with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to create tools and tips to recognize signs of elder abuse. The following covers the major warning ...