Improperly Trained Nursing Home Staff Can Seriously Injure Patients If your loved one is in a nursing home, it will not surprise you to know that there are many federal and state requirements for staff training. Caring for the elderly is an incredibly important job, and many staff roles — including registered nurse and licensed…

Is Your Loved One the Victim of Financial Abuse? Enrolling a loved one in a nursing home is a serious decision. When you decided to send your relative to a care facility, you did so out of the sincere belief that such a place would be the best place for them to maintain a high…

Understaffing and Overworking in Nursing Homes Even the most caring nursing home staffers cannot do their jobs properly if the facility itself is understaffed. Although plenty of nursing homes truly value their patients, other facilities try to cut corners by hiring an insufficient amount of workers and/or overworking existing staff. This can be a huge…

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse When you enroll your loved one in a nursing home facility, you have the right to expect that they will be treated well. In many cases, assisted living can be a great solution for families hoping to ensure that a loved one receives needed care and attention. Unfortunately, some facilities…

Under New Jersey law, nursing home residents have certain rights. The purpose of the NHRRA is to protect a resident’s rights and provide a cause of action if any of those rights are violated. These rights are commonly known as “The Nursing Home Residents’ Bill of Rights” and provide that every resident of a nursing…