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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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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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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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There Is Help When You Suspect Malpractice at a Nursing Home

With the demand for long term care facilities increasing each year, there are numerous companies going into the nursing home business. The vast majority of employees at these facilities are dedicated and caring individuals. But, unfortunately, many are overworked and … Continue reading

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Camera Proposal Could Result in a Decrease of Abuse in Illinois Nursing Homes

Each year, countless numbers of elderly nursing home patients suffer from abuse at the hands of the professionals who should be taking care of them. Unfortunately, too many of these cases go unreported because of the lack of substantial evidence … Continue reading

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Families Using Hidden Cameras to Tape Nursing Home Abuse

Last year, nursing home workers were caught on tape taunting and physically abusing a 96-year-old woman with dementia. The abuse was filmed by a hidden camera her daughters had placed in the room because they suspected someone of stealing from … Continue reading

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Arduous Legal Process Often Required to Prosecute Nursing Home Neglect

As the U.S. population ages and St. Louis nursing home admissions increase, many St. Louis families will be faced with evaluating the quality of care nursing homes are providing their loved ones. In our previous post, we noted an Arkansas … Continue reading

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