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Report Nursing Home Abuse to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Has a loved one suffered abuse at an area nursing home? The St. Louis nursing home abuse attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know the steps to reporting such tragic incidences so that together, with the families of … Continue reading

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You Suspect Neglect in Your Parent’s Nursing Home – What Do You Do Next?

Nursing home neglect often goes unreported due to the difficulties of defining and identifying abuse. However the St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know there are things you can do to help your … Continue reading

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Are Nursing Home Complaints in St. Louis Being Kept Secret?

In July 2015, Minnesota launched a statewide abuse reporting hotline for vulnerable adults in nursing homes, hospitals and other state-licensed facilities. Two-years later, MN DOH regulators cannot keep up. The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman … Continue reading

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Cases of Nursing Home Neglect are Becoming More Widespread Across the Country

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is never an easy decision. Families have every right to expect that their parents or grandparents will be well taken care of. Unfortunately, they’re often not. According to a recent Yahoo News … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse May Be Widespread in St. Louis

For the family who is faced with the decision to place a loved one into a nursing home, there’s no denying that it’s a hard choice to make. They do so with the utmost trust in the facility that they’ve … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Neglect is Suspected After Two Residents Die

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a decision that many people wrestle with. Oftentimes, it’s a choice they have to make because they don’t have any other alternative. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect is a growing problem, and … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Complaints Experience a Surge in Recent Years: Is it Neglect?

One of the hardest things to do is place someone you love in a nursing home. However, all across the State of Minnesota, families have to make this decision every day. Most of the time, it’s because they have a … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Chain is Accused of Neglect and Elder Abuse

Finding out that your parent has been abused and neglected while under the care of medical professionals in a nursing home is every child’s nightmare. According to a recent CBS news article, a large west coast nursing home chain is … Continue reading

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It Could Happen in St. Louis: Nursing Home Resident Loses $2 Million

Nursing home neglect comes in all shapes and sizes. Most of the time, it is seen in the form of physical neglect because of patients being treated poorly by staff. However, there are times when the staff members of nursing … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Video Cameras are Becoming a Reality in Illinois in 2016

In 2015, the idea that nursing home video surveillance cameras should be installed in patients’ rooms sounded like a good one to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Now, with the start of 2016, nursing home patients in the State of … Continue reading

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