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        Why You Should Act Immediately to Stop Nursing Home Negligence

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Families across the United States invest their trust in nursing homes. We expect that these facilities will provide a safe and healthy environment for our loved ones. Sadly, this is not always the case.

        Many nursing homes are understaffed; others employ caregivers who are not qualified. Both of these can lead to neglect or even physical abuse.

        At the first sign of negligence or abuse, you should make every effort to draw attention to the problem. There are no justifiable reasons for lack of care at a nursing home, and taking action can prevent others from suffering the same mistreatment.

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        Why 75% of Nursing Home Residents Fall: Unacceptable

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Gaining Access to a Resident’s Records

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        You’ve mentioned the need to access a family member’s medical record in a nursing home several times, but my mother’s facility seems hesitant to allow it. Is there a law I can cite?

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        Evaluating Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        I went to the state’s website for information on nursing homes in my area for placement of my mother. The information on inspections is old. How do I get current information to compare facilities?

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        There’s Nothing Acceptable About Bed Sores

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        Is it a ‘given’ that bedsores just come with the territory for nursing home patients?

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        Declining Strength is a Call-to-Action

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        My mother’s physical strength has changed, but it doesn’t seem that the routine of care is keeping up. Can I request more?

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        Will Medicare Cover My Mother’s Necessary Nursing Home Stay?

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        My  mother is in the hospital and I was told she will need to stay at a nursing home before returning home. Will Medicare pay for her visit?

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        Will Medicare Cover My Father’s Nursing Home Care After an Injury?

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        My father fell and broke his hip and he needs nursing home care. I was told that he will be provided 100 days of Medicare coverage, is this correct?

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        My Mother’s Health is Declining Since Nursing Home Stay. What can I do?

        150 150 Clifford Horwitz

        Question:

        My mother became a nursing home resident about six months ago. Since then, she seems to be increasingly less active, depressed with loss of appetite, and declining in general health. The nursing staff doesn’t seem to have many answers and says it happens often. What can I do?

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