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Nursing Home Abuse Warning Signs

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Berk2The unfortunate truth is that the nursing facilities that are supposed to serve and protect some of the most vulnerable members of society are sometimes the perpetrators of that abuse. Sometimes profit motive drives the abuse: short staffing and resulting infrequent contact with residents can leave the elderly just as physically and psychologically damaged as perpetrators who intentionally harm them. Intentional physical abuse is seldom merely the result of a single bad actor abusing a resident; systemic problems at a home may contribute to the abuse and neglect suffered by residents.

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Nursing Homes in Arizona Lack Adequate Sprinkler Systems

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Nursing home - Berk & Moskowitz, P.C.Placing your loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision. The event requires extensive thought as well as research into the quality and affordability of nursing homes in your area. Most people looking into nursing homes on behalf of their loved one think to check the quality of nursing home care as well as the facility itself. [Read more…]

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Substandard Dental Care Threatening Many Nursing Home Residents

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Dental Care - Berk & Moskowitz, P.C.Our elderly loved ones deserve to be treated with care, dignity, and respect. Unfortunately, they receive substandard care far too often.

In a recent article, the New York Times reports that, in many nursing homes across the country, nursing home residents are suffering from poor dental hygiene. [Read more…]

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