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What Causes Choking Deaths in Nursing Homes?

Choking and suffocation risk rises with age, and nursing home supervisors and employees should be aware of how to recognize and reduce the danger of these potentially deadly incidents. If not, they risk being held responsible for any significant injuries or fatalities brought on by people choking and suffocating in nursing homes. We at Dalli & Marino, LLP, are aware of how tough it may be Read More >>

3 Signs of a Negligent Nursing Home

The staff at a loved one’s nursing home exercises a significant amount of influence over your loved one’s life. If that staff opts to ignore your loved one’s needs, your family member’s health may rapidly start to decline. You do not have to stand for the mistreatment of a loved one in a nursing home. Instead, watch for signs of nursing home negligence. The sooner you can step in to stop a Read More >>

How Nursing Homes Try to Cover Up Neglect and Abuse

Not everyone who supervises your loved one’s well-being has their best interest at heart. There are some nursing homes that may want to take advantage of your loved one. These individuals can take advantage of your loved one’s vulnerability while relying on their position or fellow team members to hide their malevolent behavior. There are several different ways nursing homes can try to cover up Read More >>

How to Handle Elder Self-Neglect

It is easier to take care of yourself when you know that someone in the world cares for you. Elders who feel isolated or who do not have active contact with their loved ones can start to physically display signs of their discontent. An elder who stops taking basic care of themselves due to depression or lack of physical ability is said to suffer from elder self-neglect. Combatting elder Read More >>

8 Signs Your Loved One Is Not Being Monitored At Their Nursing Home

When your loved one is a resident in a New York nursing home, you trust that they are getting the best round-the-clock care. However, that is not always the case, which can directly affect their health and well-being. A common way nursing home staff fail to provide an adequate duty of care is a lack of monitoring. Elderly adults, especially those with physical limitations and medical conditions, Read More >>

6 Ways You Can Prevent Elder Abuse in New York Nursing Homes

Nobody wants to imagine that their older family members could be suffering from abuse, but elder abuse is unfortunately common. In the United States, the population of older adults is growing quicker than younger populations, and many older adults are vulnerable to violence perpetrated by a caregiver or someone they trust. Countless elder abuse cases go unreported, often because victims are too Read More >>

Top 4 Causes of Sepsis in New York Nursing Homes

Sepsis is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition where the body’s response to an infection harms its own tissues. The processes that fight infections turn on the body and start to damage tissue, causing organs to function poorly. Sepsis is often caused by viruses, bacterial, and fungal infections. Those with weak immune systems and with the risk of exposure to infections are more Read More >>

What to Do If a Loved One Experiences a Serious Injury in a New York Nursing Home

Relocating a loved one into a long-term care facility is not an easy decision. It can be tough to release the care and well-being of our elderly family members into the hands of strangers, but it is often necessary to ensure they receive the care they need. Nursing homes in New York are required to meet certain standards in order to keep their residents safe and healthy. Unfortunately, some New Read More >>

Can You Report Elder Abuse Anonymously?

Deciding to put your elderly loved one in the care of a nursing home or home care company is a difficult choice. It can be hard to trust the staff and caretakers entrusted with your family member's well-being. Unfortunately, that mistrusting feeling often comes with good reason due to the one in every ten elderly Americans who suffer some kind of abuse each year. Dalli & Marino is a team of Read More >>

2 Ways to Prevent Caregiver Theft

The decision to hire a home caregiver for an elderly loved one is never easy. After taking the time to research a home care company and its caregivers, most people will feel they have built a level of trust with the staff. Unfortunately, that trust is often broken. According to the National Association of Nursing Home Abuse, caregiver theft is a common form of abuse suffered by elderly Read More >>