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How Does Peggy’s Law Help Fight Nursing Home Abuse?

A 93-year-old woman was rushed to Ocean Medical Center with bruises and welts across her back, a broken jaw, a broken cheekbone, and a broken eye socket as well as a broken wrist. When her daughter arrived at the hospital, nursing home staff explained that the woman had fallen, but the daughter was not convinced. Now, after years of advocating,…
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Do Cameras Help When It Comes to Nursing Home Abuse?

Have you seen the increasing reports of elder abuse and nursing home abuse in the news lately? It is a disturbing trend to which much of America is turning a blind eye. However, here in New Jersey, lawmakers are trying to make a difference, and it starts with catching those responsible for mistreating our seniors. When It Comes to Nursing…
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Is Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported?

Over 1.4 million people are living in nursing homes across the United States.  This is why safety officials all over the country are making it a priority to ensure America’s nursing homes are safe.  A new government audit has revealed shocking results regarding the quality of care provided to nursing home residents, highlighting the importance of setting and maintaining high…
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What Are the Effects of Nursing Home Negligence?

When an elderly parent’s needs become too great for their children to bear, they are often sent to senior care centers or nursing homes. These facilities are manned by trained professionals who are supposed to help the elderly maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. However, some facilities fall short of this mark, and when this nursing home negligence occurs, the…
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Does the Nursing Home Industry Want to Cover Up Patient Abuse?

Nursing home care is a profitable industry with a reputation for providing poor services to the elderly and permanently disabled. This is not to say all nursing homes are bad, but that the industry as a whole suffers from significant problems. Profits are more important than providing care for many of these businesses. Nursing homes are also notorious for hiring…
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