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Nursing Homes and COVID-19

Nursing Homes and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has left much of the world reeling. While it’s a gravely serious concern for everyone, the elderly and infirm are particularly vulnerable. As of May 21, 779 residents and 466 staff members have been infected across Oklahoma nursing homes and...

Overmedicated Nursing Home Residents

Overmedicating is a serious nursing home issue. It sometimes happens because the nursing home is understaffed and their employees can't sufficiently take care of all the residents. The staff might be extremely stressed out and tired, and are therefore more likely to...

Nursing Home Understaffing

Understaffing in nursing homes is quite common. Sometimes management does it intentionally because of labor costs. Management might falsify the resident-to-staff numbers. Other times a facility might have issues keeping sufficiently trained staff on hand to deal with...

Nursing Home/Elderly Care Abuse Statistics

Elderly abuse is unfortunately an ongoing problem, so much so that there are statistics showing the reality of what it is like for elderly individuals under the care of others. Research has shown the following: About one out of every 14 instances of elderly abuse (as...

What is Nursing Home Eviction

Eviction of nursing home residents is sometimes carried out improperly and/or without just cause. Eviction issues include the following: Eviction Without Proper Notice Eviction for Being ‘Difficult’ Eviction for Complaining Eviction for Refusing Medical Treatment...

How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Oklahoma

Nursing home abuse is more common than people think. It can come in the form of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, and financial abuse. Both staff and other nursing home residents can be the abusers. The most recent data from The National Center...

Elder Financial Abuse

Elder financial abuse involves someone or a group of individuals who an elderly person trusts misappropriating their financial resources or otherwise abusing their financial control over that elderly person. Elder financial abuse can occur in varying ways, including:...

Admission and Billing Problems in Nursing Homes

The admission process and overall billing at nursing homes is plagued with issues, from manipulating family and friends into taking on financial responsibility for an incoming nursing home resident, to forcing residents to sign arbitration forms, to excessive charges....

25 Most Common Nursing Home Issues

If you have loved one in a nursing facility, or you're thinking about placing a loved one there, there are some things you need to keep an eye out for. These are outside of the usual nursing home abuse issues that are often focused on. Even if the nursing home is one...

Caretaker Abuse—What You Need to Know

If you have a friend or family member in the care of someone else, peace of mind is paramount. You have to put a lot of trust into a nursing home or assisted-living facility and hope your loved one is taken care of the right way. The unfortunate truth for many...

SCHEDULE A CONSULT WITH THE LEGAL EXPERTS AT LLOYD & LLOYD

No family wants to face having to put a loved one into a nursing home. However, if it is necessary to take this step, the family deserves to know that the promises of the nursing home to take care of their parent(s) are true.

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