Smoking in Nursing Homes

Many nursing home’s residents want to maintain certain aspects of their lifestyle. For that reason, many elders that enter a nursing home want to continue smoking. Unfortunately, this often proves dangerous because nursing homes fail to properly monitor the resident. Indeed, the dangers associated with resident smoking are easily negated with proper supervision and a reasonable smoking policy. Nursing homes …

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Families place an immeasurable amount of trust in nursing home staff when they admit a loved one to that facility. This trust is often misguided when nursing home abuse occurs to loved ones instead of the promised care. What can families do to help stop this? First, family members must not wait for nursing home staff to report the abuse. …