Tag: elder care

Nursing Home Residents Getting Less in Food Than Prisoners and Guinea Pigs

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Just on the heels of reports that nursing home residents are inappropriately drugged into oblivion by antipsychotics – new reports have surfaced about the abysmal condition of the food given to people in their golden years. It is reportedly worse than that of prisoners…and even guinea pigs when the cost of the food…

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Nursing Homes Drug Patients With Antipsychotics to Sedate Them Into Docility

By Heather Callaghan, Editor We are sad to report that drugging elderly nursing home residents as a form of control is a rampant practice, although there has been a reduction in recent years. While some say the problem is due to understaffing, others point out that it would actually take more staff to care for a sedated…

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What to do in Case You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse is a type of abuse that affects hundreds of residents in these specialized facilities. Unfortunately, many of them experience this abuse on a daily basis. The most frequent type of abuse in nursing home residents is negligence. Latest statistics show that there is a continuous growth of the number of nursing home…

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