Are New York’s Nursing Disciplinary Standards Too Lax?

When it comes to reviewing nurses and disciplining them for violations and incompetence, some are wondering whether state authorities - and current disciplinary standards - go far enough. These critics argue that, all too often, nurses continue to hold their licenses and are able to maintain "clean" records even after they have been disciplined. The real [...]

2020-10-28T13:22:45-04:00August 31st, 2016|

The Nursing Home Abuse Epidemic [Infographic]

About 1 in every 10 residents of U.S. nursing homes will be subjected to some type of abuse or neglect while living in one of these facilities. While that may be distressing enough to consider, it can be more troubling to know that, oftentimes, nursing home abuse and neglect goes unreported due to: Victims’ fears [...]

2020-06-18T15:55:20-04:00July 12th, 2016|

6 Shocking Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Nursing homes can be settings where elderly individuals can receive the extra care and attention they may need later in life. Tragically, however, they can also be places where elderly people are subject to neglect or abuse – and statistics reveal just how prevalent nursing home abuse occurs in the U.S. The Facts about Nursing [...]

2020-12-28T13:19:53-05:00September 8th, 2015|