5 Truths About Nursing Home Neglect
What Every Family Should Know
Many very fine long-term personal care facilities are available, offering skilled, compassionate, and attentive care. Yet, there is no guarantee that your loved one is receiving the level of care you were promised in shiny brochures and carefully executed facility tours. Similar to medical facilities, nursing homes are businesses. As such, they are prone to the pitfalls and consequences of cost-saving measures that can affect the care your family member receives.
If your loved one resides in a nursing home or personal care facility, it is crucial to be aware of certain uncomfortable truths. Again, while these certainly do not apply to all care homes, you should take steps to ensure they do not apply to the facility where YOUR loved one resides.