6 Tips to Prevent Heatstroke in Louisiana

6 Tips to Prevent Heatstroke in Louisiana

The official start of summer is just a few weeks away, and many New Orleans families are celebrating by getting outside and enjoying the sunshine. Whether it’s biking through the park or boating on the river, Louisiana offers plenty of fun outdoor activities. But as temperatures and humidity begin to rise, so too does the […]

How Can I Tell if a Nursing Home is Neglecting my Loved One?

Nursing home neglect attorneys see many cases where an elder has not received the attention they deserve. These instances are much more common than intentional nursing home abuse. The difference between abuse and neglect is that the harm caused by nursing home neglect may not have been intentional on the part of the caregiver. Even […]

What Should You Do if You Suspect Elder Abuse?

Around five million older adults fall victim each year to some form of elder abuse. Elder abuse does not discriminate as it can happen to anyone across all demographics; whether the victim is wealthy or in a lower income bracket. Our Louisiana elder abuse lawyer advises this is a good time to learn more about […]

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect

It can be a difficult decision to put an elderly family member in to a nursing home. It becomes even more excruciating when you discover they may not be receiving the care they need or the respect they deserve. If you begin to notice signs of abuse or neglect, you need to take immediate action […]

How to Spot Abuse in Nursing Home During a Holiday Visit

The holidays are here and that means we will be visiting with our elderly relatives and friends. If your loved one does not receive many visitors, you should perform your due diligence during your visit by looking for signs of nursing home abuse. If you find your loved one or friend has been abused, reach […]

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence

Nursing home abuse is much more common than most assume. Some Louisiana nursing homes are particularly dangerous places. Louisiana ranks as the second worst in the country when it comes to nursing home quality care. A mere eight percent of those working in Louisiana nursing homes have earned the title of Registered Nurse or higher. […]

Antibiotics Mistakenly Prescribed in Nursing Homes

Negative Effects of Antibiotics Health officials have expressed concern about the increase of drug-resistant infections occurring in nursing homes around the country. Wrongly prescribing antibiotics can cause bacteria to develop medication tolerances. When this happens, germs become resistant to the drugs used to treat infections. When they are able to spread, more people can become […]

10 Warnings Signs of Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes

Elder abuse is classified as intentionally causing harm (physical or emotional) to an elderly person, purposeful exploitation, and intentional neglect by a caregiver. So, don’t wait and contact us today. Elder abuse cases in the U.S. In the U.S. more than 500,000 people have reported cases of  abuse against an elder or someone they love, […]

 

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