Category: Nursing Home Neglect

The federal government has always mandated certain standards that nursing homes are expected to follow, and government officials conduct inspections to ensure those standards are being upheld. However, when certain nursing homes have been found to not be complying with those standards in the past, the federal government has traditionally withheld their names. In the past few months,…

The┬áNew York Times (NYT) reports that many nursing homes are offering more amenities in an effort to attract patients that are in need of short-term rehabilitation. Short-term care can be a good option for a convalescing elderly person who has just been released from the hospital. Some nursing home experts are beginning to wonder, however, if the homes…