Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision that families sometimes have to make. When choosing the best nursing home for your loved one, it is crucial to know that they are going to a facility that is clean, safe and provides good care.
Fortunately, Medicare keeps detailed statistics on nursing homes nationally. The link below provides detailed information to help you compare local nursing and assisted living facilities. In addition, your State’s Department of Health and Human Services may also keep additional data. Nursing home negligence and abuse has become a major issue as our population ages. Doing the research to make sure your loved one is in good hands is more important than ever.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse or negligence, it is important to report the issue to your local jurisdiction immediately, and to speak with an attorney with experience handling nursing home abuse cases. As always, the attorneys at Dross Berman are here to help you with any questions relating to nursing home or assisted living facility issues or concerns.