Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Nursing homes are meant to be sanctuaries where elderly ones can live their golden years in comfort and dignity. Unfortunately, these facilities may not always live up to their name.  The reality is that elder abuse is common in nursing homes. What legal options are available to protect nursing home residents’ rights in Florida? What can you do if […] Read More
Everyone wants a comfortable home, even when circumstances change. Nursing home facilities can provide a pleasant environment for any nursing home resident who needs living assistance. Yet, not every nursing home is a place of security. Abuse in nursing homes causes terrible emotional and physical pain. Identifying the risk factors of nursing home abuse can […] Read More
Under Florida state law, everybody is responsible for reporting suspected abuse. If you are concerned that an elderly person in a care facility may be in immediate danger, call 911 and local law enforcement will attend promptly. If he or she is not in imminent danger, reporting nursing home abuse as soon as possible is still vital […] Read More
When our loved ones reach a time in life when they need more care than we can provide, we expect nursing homes to treat them like family. With its reputation as a retirees’ paradise, it is no surprise that Florida has around 700 nursing homes, housing some 70,000 residents.  Sadly, on occasion, nursing home abuse happens, […] Read More
Families put their trust in nursing homes to provide safe and caring living environments for their aging loved ones. Sadly, this trust is misplaced at times. The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that around 1 in 6 seniors experienced some form of abuse in community living settings during the past year. Reporting nursing home abuse and […] Read More
There are over 21 nursing homes in the Plantation, FL, area. These long-term care facilities provide an essential service to the community’s citizens. Nursing facilities are meant to be homes where seniors can live and have their physical, emotional, and social needs cared for.  Sadly, nursing home residents in Florida do not always receive the […] Read More
Nursing home residents have the right to be treated with respect and free from any form of nursing home abuse, which could include the use of restraints. Sometimes these facilities use restraints to keep residents from harming themselves or to make their jobs easier. In any case, the overuse of restraints on residents, generally without […] Read More
Nursing homes have a responsibility to ensure that residents are properly cared for in a safe and healthy environment. However, when a facility and its administrators fail to hire qualified staff, provide inadequate training, or poorly supervise employees, these shortcuts can result in harm to a resident. Our legal team at Gordon & Partners further […] Read More

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