Has your loved one been assaulted in a nursing home? With more than 30 years of experience, learn how Nursing Home Lawyer Nancy Iler can help you and your family.
As of April, 2019, Stow Glen was considered a Special Focus Facility candidate due to the poor care it was providing its residents.
Tragically, it is not uncommon to find that some nursing homes place a focus on profits at the expense of the health, safety, and welfare of residents. As a nursing home lawyer, I seek to achieve compensation, and a sense of justice, for the residents injured, and for their families, as the result of nursing home neglect, abuse, and negligence. Holding nursing homes financially liable for systematic resident endangerment is unfortunately the only way to get nursing homes to change poor practices.
As of June 10, 2019, Eliza Bryant had an overall rating of one star out of a possible 5 stars on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website.* A one star rating means that the nursing home is considered “much below average” in comparison to other nursing homes. This facility was also included in the April, 2019 federal government list of poorly performing nursing homes known as “Special Focus Facility candidates.”*
Filing a Complaint with the Ohio Department of Health and a consult with an experienced nursing home abuse lawyer is a good starting point for families looking for answers.
Is your loved one’s nursing home on the federal government’s list of poorly-performing nursing homes in Ohio? Read about the new senate report, and the federal government’s Special Focus Facility program for additional oversight of poorly-performing nursing homes.
You were told your loved one has a pressure ulcer (bed sore), what is that? Did your loved one go into a nursing home for rehabilitation or because they required more care then you could give at home only to then discover that they have a terrible open wound on their backside or heel? Read about whether the nursing home may be liable for your loved one’s bed sore.
Is all this therapy for grandmother’s benefit or the nursing home’s bottom line?Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center published a study about dying patients in nursing homes and found that dying patients are often pushed into very-high (approximately 9 hours per week) intensity and ultra-high (approximately 12 hours per week) intensity rehab exercises.
Have you ever ignored an alarm? Your morning wake up? A fire alarm going off for what you think is no reason? What happens when that alarm is attached to life supporting medical equipment such as a ventilator or a bed alarm used to alert nurses that a senior is up without assistance? “Research has