US Study — Violence Common Among Nursing Home Residents

Posted Date: January 8, 2015 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

COLUMBUS, Ohio–When people talk about abuse in nursing homes, they generally are referring to staff members victimizing the elderly. But researchers say an even more pressing, prevalent problem might be the violence that can — and does — erupt between residents. According to a new study by Cornell University, nearly one in five people living […]


Survey: U.S. Nursing Homes Don’t Report Many Abuse Allegations

Posted Date: September 3, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Individuals, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Many of the nation’s nursing homes are failing to report accusations of abuse or neglect, according to the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health Human Services. That was the upshot of a report, released this month, which surveyed a small number of facilities and estimated how well the nation’s nursing homes comply with federal […]

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