Go to main navigation
2107 Sidney Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203
FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION 866-306-2667 412-488-6000 866-306-2667 412-488-6000

Category Archives: Nursing Home Abuse

Is Your Elder Loved One Safe from Nursing Home Abuse?

There are about 80,000 seniors in nursing homes across Pennsylvania, but no one can say how safe these seniors are — not even the government agencies who are supposed to regulate those facilities.. Last year, Ruth McCambridge, editor-in-chief of the Nonprofit Quarterly, highlighted many of the deficiencies in state oversight of nursing homes: The questionable… Read More »

When Is “Failure to Thrive” a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

If you have an elder loved one who simply “hasn’t been the same” since entering a nursing home, there could be many factors at play. The loss of independence and the increasing infirmity of old age can cause elders to feel despondent, at least while they are adjusting to their new surroundings. However, when you… Read More »

Are Bad Outcomes at Skilled Nursing Facilities and Personal Care Homes Preventable?

In many cases, the answer is yes. For example, pressure ulcers (bed sores) can be prevented with proper care.  Pressure ulcers are a risk of being in one position too long, especially in an elderly, frail person.  Frequent turning and repositioning are essential to preventing pressure ulcers.  However, in many skilled nursing facilities and personal… Read More »

Bedsores: A Sure Sign of Nursing Home Neglect

If you have a loved one in a nursing facility, you want the best care possible. Unfortunately, too often elders in nursing facilities are neglected, compromising their health and inflicting unnecessary suffering. One of the worst consequences of nursing home neglect is bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers. Not only are bedsores extremely painful, but… Read More »

Nursing Home Abuse in Pittsburgh, PA

Senior citizens are often vulnerable to being taken advantage of, including being victims of neglect and abuse while residing in a nursing home. If you or a loved one has been abused by the staff at a nursing home, filing a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries not only helps you, but it also motivates… Read More »