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 … [Read more...]

Nursing Homes in Danger of Disappearing

According to a report from Connecticut, many nursing homes and their staff and services are in serious danger of being cut and even closed completely due to Medicare rate adjustments and other cuts as part of the health care reform. The president of the American Health Care Association even sees many nursing homes closing because of these cost cuts. The U.S. Census Bureau shows that 1.85 million people are now being taken care of in the nation’s 16,000 nursing homes and this is up from 1.79 million in 2007. This is clearly not the time to be cutting nursing home funding and closing nursing homes. Despite these figures though, many nursing … [Read more...]