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Elder Abuse Awareness: Protecting The Most At-Risk

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

Now in its 16th year, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and many US organizations to honor the elderly and call attention to mistreatment of older individuals across the globe. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities to give back, including offering transportation services, providing “Meals on… Read More »

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Disturbing Data On Falls In California Nursing Homes

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

People are more prone to falls as they grow older, but the statistics on severe injuries and fatalities are eye-opening. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the top cause of fatalities among individuals 65 years and older. Millions of Americans in this age group take a spill… Read More »

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Bedsores In California Nursing Homes: A Tragic “Never Event”

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

California nursing homes have a duty to provide quality care to residents but, considering the effects of age and underlying medical conditions, health concerns often arise. However, there is no excuse for the so-called “never events” that are the result of preventable errors and careless misconduct. Bedsores are an example of what happens when… Read More »

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Overworking, Understaffing Put California Nursing Home Residents At Risk

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

The COVID-19 pandemic positioned our nation’s health care providers at the forefront in combating the virus, particularly the skilled staff that keeps nursing homes running safely and efficiently. Their tireless efforts protect residents and support their well-being, so it is not surprising to learn of concerns about staff shortages. However, survey results gathered before… Read More »

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5 Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in California

By Venardi Zurada LLP |

When you assist a loved one in choosing a nursing home in California, you trust the facility to comply with its contractual and legal duties to provide protection, safety, and proper care. It is horrific to think that an assisted living center would shirk these obligations, but abuse and neglect are common in these… Read More »

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