Personal Injury & Nursing Home Abuse
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Can Medication Errors Be a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

Medication mistakes are mostly due to human error, a study says. Medication is supposed to help, not hurt. But when errors are made in distribution or dosage, the results can be harmful and severe. Some medication errors are fatal. In the U.S., an estimated 800,000 preventable medication errors happen in long-term care facilities and nursing...

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How Common Are Falls in Nursing Homes?

Falls in nursing homes are alarmingly common, with statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating that 50-75% of nursing home residents experience falls annually. This rate is twice as high as that of older adults living outside of nursing homes. Moreover, approximately one-third of nursing home residents who experience a fall...

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