Nursing Home Neglect Can be Caused by Poor Working Conditions

With the nation’s elderly population increasing to an all time high, nursing home neglect is becoming a bigger problem than ever before. More direct care workers are needed to staff the nursing homes and long-term care facilities to keep up with the growing number of residents. Quality employees are in high demand and it is more important than ever to make sure that their working conditions are acceptable. This is a demanding and often thankless job, and unhappy employees can be the beginning of the nursing home neglect cycle. Unsatisfied Employees can have Fatal Consequences Direct care workers spend the most time with the nursing home … [Read more...]