Nursing Home Injury | Law Firm Newswire

Boston, MA (Law Firm Newswire) April 9, 2012 – Boston Massachusetts nursing home abuse attorney Bernard J. Hamill says families need know that there is a direct correlation between staffing levels and the neglect of elders in nursing homes. Inadequate staffing of nurses and certified nurse aides (CNA’s) lead to pressure sores, dehydration, and medication errors. Staffing shortages are a primary cause of improper charting in long term care facilities. The staffing levels required by State regulations are a minimum standard. Federal regulations state that staffing must be sufficient to provide optimum care. So a nursing facility can satisfy state […]


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Boston, MA (Law Firm Newswire) January 3, 2012 – Boston Massachusetts nursing home abuse attorney Bernard J. Hamill says families should use federal rules that give rise to specific rights for all nursing home residents. Some of your nursing home rights include the right to: – Be treated with dignity and respect. You have the right to decide when you go to bed, when to wake up in the morning, and when and where to eat your meals. – Be free from discrimination of any kind including racial and sexual; – Be free from abuse and neglect: you have the […]


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