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Social Determinants in Home Health Care

Posted on: March 13, 2020 by c murray

The home health care industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in healthcare. More and more seniors are opting for in-home care and support, favoring this option over traditional care facility residences like nursing homes. As the industry grows, home health care agencies are continually seeking ways of improving care delivery. These new strategies, coupled […] Read More

Posted in: Home Health Care

The Employee Rights of CNAs and Other Nursing Home Staff

Posted on: March 12, 2020 by c murray

With the U.S. population aging rapidly, the demand for senior care and for qualified caregivers has increased dramatically within the past decade. Certified nursing assistants (CNAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and registered nurses (RNs) each play an important role in the nursing home environment. Each of these types of caregivers has specific rights and responsibilities […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home

Nursing Home Harassment Claims: A Two-Sided Issue

Posted on: March 6, 2020 by c murray

Harassment and abuse has long plagued the nursing home industry. Claims of harassment are becoming out of control across the country – incidents targeting one of the most vulnerable populations in the United States have risen sharply over the past decade. Contrary to common beliefs, however, is the fact that nursing home harassment comes from […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home

Everything to Know About Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation

Posted on: February 28, 2020 by c murray

Workers’ compensation insurance is an important part of the employer/employee relationship. These insurance policies provide financial coverage for employees injured on the job, helping to cover expenses associated with medical treatment and lost wages while the injured employee is unable to work. Most companies seek this insurance through third-party providers, yet more and more employers […] Read More

Posted in: Workers Comp

How Liable Are Assisted Living Facilities for Patients with Dementia?

Posted on: February 26, 2020 by c murray

Throughout the United States, millions of people receive care and accommodations at assisted living facilities. These facilities have a duty to provide competent medical and mental health care for their residents. With a growing number of seniors experiencing cognitive declines, including Alzheimer’s disease, America’s care facilities face mounting liability risks. Assisted living facility insurance is […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance

What Needs to Be Included in Home Health Care Training

Posted on: February 14, 2020 by c murray

The home health care industry is booming, with a rapidly-growing number of America’s seniors receiving medical and supportive care in the comfort of their own homes. Caregivers must possess a broad range of skills in order to deliver competent care. Unfortunately, many of our nation’s caregivers are underequipped to handle certain physical and mental health […] Read More

Posted in: High Net Worth

What Makes a Nursing Home Wrongful Death Claim?

Posted on: February 12, 2020 by c murray

Throughout the United States, America’s senior population often relies on nursing homes and long-term care facilities for medical treatment and support. Thousands of nursing homes provide these services, and they have a duty to care for residents with compassion and competence. Unfortunately, rising numbers of negligence and abuse in nursing homes have negatively impacted the […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home

Causes for a Nursing Home Malpractice Claim

Posted on: February 7, 2020 by Caitlin Morgan

Across the United States, nursing homes and long-term care facilities provide compassionate healthcare for millions of individuals. These facilities have a duty to provide competent care and living accommodations for residents. Unfortunately, neglect and abuse in nursing homes are common, with an estimated 1 to 2 million people suffering abuse at the hands of the […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Claims and Individuals That are NOT Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Posted on: January 31, 2020 by Gerry Dumke

Throughout the United States, employers are expected to provide safe workplaces for their employees. Workplace-related injuries can cost billions of dollars in lost productivity each year, so employers have a strong incentive to eliminate common workplace hazards. Even with numerous protections in place, injuries and illnesses still occur. Workers’ compensation insurance and similar occupational insurance […] Read More

Posted in: blog Workers Comp Workers Compensation

What Kind of Training Do Assisted Living Staff Need to Receive?

Posted on: January 24, 2020 by Chris Murray

Throughout the United States, millions of seniors depend on the safe and compassionate care provided by assisted living facilities. The staff at these facilities take their jobs seriously, giving residents the help they need with daily tasks as well as offering medical care and support. As with assisted living facility insurance as a risk management […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog