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Andrew D'Arcy

NURSING HOME RAPE EPIDEMIC

The size and structure of aging Americans is changing.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation will experience considerable growth in its older population as baby boomers continue to enter their golden years.  This growth in elderly individuals is […]

Andrew D'Arcy

NURSING HOMES FAIL TO USE ISOLATION PROCEDURES FOR RESIDENTS INFECTED BY SUPERBUGS

According to the findings of a new research, very few nursing homes follow the recommended isolation precautions for residents with multi-drug resistant infections, which may place other nursing home residents at  risk of the serious and potentially  life-threatening “superbug” infections. […]

Andrew D'Arcy

WATCH FOR SIGNS OF NURSING HOME NEGLECT DURING HOLIDAY VISITS

It’s the holiday season and many people will be visiting friends and loved ones in nursing homes and care facilities.  Aside from visiting and sharing holiday joy, it provides an important opportunity to be on the lookout for any signs […]

Andrew D'Arcy

Bed Sores in a Nursing Home – What To Do

Pressure ulcers (a/k/a bedsores or pressure sores), which have been used as an indicator of quality of care, are a widespread problem in long-term care settings.  A study by Gosnell and VanEtten finds that pressure ulcers affect approximately 1 million […]

Andrew D'Arcy

Signs of Elder Abuse

We have been litigating elder abuse cases for years and the number of new calls seems to rise by the day. According to the World Health Organization, “elder abuse is a violation of human rights and a significant cause of […]