Does Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Have An Adequate Staff?

When we mention nursing home abuse, most people immediately think about patients being subjected to physical, emotional, verbal, or sexual abuse. However, actual “abuse” is not the only harm some nursing home residents suffer.  Neglect can be just as harmful as abuse. Neglect can be intentional in nursing homes. Nursing home workers understand they need to perform certain tasks for patients such as bathing them, ensuring they eat, rolling them over in bed or sitting them up, changing their clothes, and checking on them several times each day. However, the workers choose not to perform these tasks. It is not that they don’t have time to do them or they don’t know how to take care of the residents, they simply choose not to do their job. […]