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Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home neglect is a type of elder abuse. Aging residents are at a high risk for abuse and neglect because they are unable to fully care for themselves. Nursing homes may say they provide 24/7 skilled nursing and treat their residents with respect and decency,...

Texas nursing homes ranked worst in nation

Texas nursing homes ranked worst in nation

  For many families, moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home is an emotionally fraught decision. It’s a choice that can be loaded with regret, guilt and shame — even if it’s the best option to meet a vulnerable senior’s needs. Many facilities ensure...

Texas Ranked Last On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

Texas Ranked Last On 2019 Nursing Home Report Card

For the third straight report card, nursing home quality in Texas continues to be the worst in the nation, reports Families for Better Care, a national nursing home resident advocacy group based in Austin. The group published its third state-by-state nursing home...

Nursing Homes Abuse Antipsychotics to Control Patients

Nursing Homes Abuse Antipsychotics to Control Patients

  An article by AARP sheds light on a widespread problem in nursing homes that is putting elderly patients at risk. According to the article, thousands of nursing homes across the country are using unnecessary antipsychotic drugs as chemical restraints to control...

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