Nursing Home Abuse

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Nursing homes have a responsibility to protect and care for your loved one. However, many facilities have failed to provide this care, due to an improper response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 2020, approximately 126,402 nursing home residents have contracted the coronavirus nationwide, resulting in 35,517 deaths. These…

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When making the difficult decision of what to do with an aging loved one, we do not just place the person we care about in a long-term care facility, we also place our trust in that facility. We take it for granted that the staff will be properly trained and…

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An Oswego nursing home is in the news for failing to seek proper care for patients suffering from emergent conditions, resulting in at least two deaths. Though this facility is attracting the attention, these types of situations occur statewide, and residents are the ones who suffer due to these delays….

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The nursing home crisis in New York State continues to rage on, with more and more facilities being shut down or fined due to egregious mistakes. One particularly harrowing story regarding an elderly care facility in Buffalo attracted the attention of CMS (Center for Medicaid Services), which fined the organization…

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Candida auris has finally made the big time, receiving front page treatment from the New York Times after a Brooklyn man died from the fungal infection and his hospital room was completely blanketed with the dangerous microbes. Dealing with C. auris is extremely difficult as the fungus is highly resistant…

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