Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Report Improvement in Nation Nursing Homes

Our blog contains many stories of negligent and abusive nursing homes and care givers. We report on these cases to raise awareness of the poor conditions that many of our elderly population have to endure. With all of these horrible cases of abuse and neglect, as nursing home abuse lawyers, we were happily surprised to read a recent report that came to the conclusion that overall nursing home care has improved in the past few years. This is incredibly good news and means that nursing home and government officials are finally starting to realize how important this problem is and has begun to fix facility conditions.

Study Shows Measurable Increase in Quality of Care and Life of Nursing Home Residents

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According to a report by the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care and the American Health Care Association, America’s nursing home facilities have increased quality of care in the past few years. Since 2009, facilities have accomplished measurable improvements in nine out of ten quality measures which positively affect the quality of care and life of the nearly 2.5 million people who receive nursing home care a year. Independent researchers used government measured data to analyze the “capabilities of skilled nursing facilities, trends in skilled nursing care and the need for quality measures to effectively evaluate rehabilitation outcomes among an increasingly diverse patient population.” They found that nursing facilities have improved in their short term care, including patient delirium, pain and pressure ulcers, as well as their long term care including daily living, high-risk pressure ulcers, resident mobility and pain.

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers in New Jersey and Philadelphia

If your loved one is currently a resident of a nursing home or care facility, we encourage you to visit frequently and be very observant of their treatment as well as their living conditions. If you are worried that the care they are receiving is negligent, abusive, or inadequate, contact the Mininno Law Office for a free case evaluation. You may also call for a free consultation at (856) 833-0600 in New Jersey, or (215) 567-2380 in Philadelphia.

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