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Is a Nursing Home Liable for a Resident’s Fall Injury?

Is a Nursing Home Liable for a Resident’s Fall Injury?

Accidental falls are the leading cause of death and injury among the nation’s elderly. Indeed, many families report frequent falls at home as the main reason for admitting an elderly relative into a nursing home. Unfortunately, nursing homes do not always provide the...

Staff Members Fired for Elder Abuse in PA Nursing Home

Staff Members Fired for Elder Abuse in PA Nursing Home

On June 7, Officer Vince Markle of the Brookville Borough Police Department responded to a call from a WRC Senior Services facility called Laurelbrooke Landing, which advertises itself as a “continuing care retirement community in Brookville, PA.” According to the...

Can a Person Be Forced into a Nursing Home?

Can a Person Be Forced into a Nursing Home?

Choosing to enter a nursing home is seldom a fast or easy decision for seniors and their families. Factors like cost, medical necessity, individual preference, ease of transportation, and family relationships all have an impact on this delicate yet critical decision....