At Fight Nursing Home Abuse, we want you to have all the information possible about nursing home abuse and neglect, how to protect your loved ones and other information that is relevant to caring for an elderly adult. On this page, you will find information and links to helpful resources, including information about how to contact our nursing home abuse lawyer.
The Fight Nursing Home Abuse blog is an excellent resource. In our posts, we offer information on current events, legislation, examples of nursing home abuse cases and other resources that our readers may find helpful.
Disparities in Nursing Home Care
Racial and ethnic disparities in nursing home care are well documented in literature. Research shows that black Americans receive less quality care in nursing homes than white Americans. Sadly, these stories rarely make it to mainstream media. But a lack of attention to the matter does not negate the reality that disparities are real and cause heartache in facilities across the United States.
Nursing Homes and COVID-19
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to cause fear among Americans. The widespread fear is no greater among any group than it is for residents and staff in nursing homes. There are hundreds of outbreaks of coronavirus in nursing homes across the United States. These outbreaks are causing residents, staff and family members overwhelming concern about their safety and the future.
COVID-19 and Nursing Home Wrongful Death
Nursing home residents and elderly individuals continue to be the most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. Statistics show that nursing home residents are also the most likely to die due to COVID-19 or related medical conditions. Here, we take a look at COVID-19 death rates and discuss the possibility of COVID-19 wrongful death cases.
Nursing Home Abuse Questions
Fight Nursing Home Abuse answers your questions about nursing home abuse and neglect. Find answers to your questions about abuse and neglect and how you can get help for yourself or a loved one.
Glossary of Terms
If you are not sure what a certain term or phrase means related to nursing home abuse or neglect, the rights of residents or your options for getting help, this glossary of terms can help.