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Nursing Home Abuse / Neglect

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New Legislation Expected to Combat Sexual Assaults in Missouri Nursing Homes

Q: How can sexual assault be reduced in nursing homes?

Missouri nursing home abuse attorneys, as well as nursing home residents and their loved ones, gained a victory when Missouri lawmakers recently approved legislation that "nursing and other group homes must report sexual assaults to law-enforcement" rather than just to state agencies as the current law mandates.

The measure, expected to be signed by the governor, would help prevent miscommunication between the facility, the family, and law-enforcement that in the past has reportedly resulted in roadblocks to the pursuit and conviction of elder sexual abuse and assault cases.


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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Missouri Nursing Home Death Costs It Medicaid Funding


Q: What constitutes nursing home neglect?

Whoever said the “golden years” were wonderful, likely never had to place a loved one – – or themselves – – in a nursing home. While there are certainly facilities that provide an excellent standard of care to their senior residents, Missouri nursing home neglect and abuse lawyers often see the uglier side of what too often goes on behind the nursing homes doors.
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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Is Everything Okay? Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect


The decision to place a loved one in a nursing facility is often difficult and heartbreaking. Of course, we want to make sure that the facility we choose provides excellent care to our loved ones. Unfortunately, there are times when these facilities fall short. Not all cases of nursing home neglect are intentional, but they can all be dangerous.


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