ABC News reported that Preferred Care Partners Management Group L.P., one of the nation’s largest for profit nursing home chains, has been sued by New Mexico over inadequate resident care, alleging that thin staffing made it numerically impossible to provide good care.
Serious complications can arise when nursing home workers do not effectively clear clogged feeding tubes inserted into the stomach or small intestine of their patients.
In recent Federal Rail Safety Act developments, the 8th Circuit tries its hand at Section 20109 model jury instructions, and the Administrative Review Board underscores some key points of proof.
Recently, National Public Radio (NPR) has done a series of stories on the problem of overmedication of nursing home residents and what some facilities are doing right in this area.
NPR continued its reporting on the problem of over-medication in nursing homes throughout the country.
Even if you have been legitimately prescribed medication, it’s important to know how to safely use the drugs. Knowing how to use medications properly is the most appropriate way will improve both your short-term health and your long-term wellness.
In Tennessee, trial judges are allowed to convert Rule 12 Motions to Dismiss into Motions for Summary Judgment, but this action “should be taken only in rare cases and with meticulous care.”
Last week, while I was waiting for a court conference back in “antechambers” (that is, the part of the judge’s office that isn’t the judge’s actual “chambers”), I spotted this sign, strategically placed so that every lawyer who came through would see it.
NJ Spotlight reported on proposed legislation that would protect the vulnerable adults living in New Jersey nursing homes. Legislators want to safeguard nursing-home residents by giving them and their families the right to install video cameras and audio recorders in their rooms to help prevent instances of abuse and theft by staff members.
Wake up at 6:45. Laze around. Tonight is Hollyball. Wonder what else is on schedule. Open calendar. “9:00 a.m. hold for Court of Appeals Argument.” Whaaaaaaaaaaa