Favorite theme of this blog–how nursing homes threaten residents and their families if the family reports abuse


Below is a very sad story sent to me today from another state where a woman was isolated from her children after the children posted in detail how the nursing home was abusing the mother and other residents.

The nursing home used the GAL then to isolate the children from their mother and lock her down.


Unfortunately, these stories are rampant. Nursing homes get worse and worse with little meaningful inspections. Resdients (and the US govt) pay $4,000 to $7,000 per month (depending on the size of the estate), to put the resident in a nursing home bed, provide 1/10 of a $8 per hour employee per day (at home you would spend $150 per day for 100% hands on care and it would be less), feed the seniors cheap processed food from a food service (read, balogna sandwiches, processed eggs or mostly cereal for breakfast, etc. or about…

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