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Understanding Nursing Home Elopement

Nursing homes have a duty to protect their patients, including the duty to make sure they don’t leave the premises unattended. This is commonly referred to as “elopement,” and it can be extremely dangerous for residents. From falls to freezing weather, nursing homes need to protect residents from wandering off. What is nursing home elopement?… Read More »

Statistics Reveal the Frequency of Nursing Home Abuse

It is often said that nursing home abuse and elder abuse are growing problems in the United States, with abuse occurring at much higher rates than the average person would expect. Recent investigations present some statistics that show just how common these crimes truly are.   For context in these statistics, the 2010 census indicated… Read More »