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The Impact of Inspection Backlogs on Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse

Ensuring the well-being of nursing home residents is paramount, and one key component of this is the inspection process. State survey agencies are supposed to conduct nursing home health inspections once a year and more often if the facility is performing poorly, there are complaints, or reports of incidents. However, like other states, Kentucky...
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What are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

When visiting a loved one in a nursing home, keep the following warning signs of abuse in mind.  Physical Abuse  Physical abuse can involve hitting, kicking, biting, punching, pinching, improperly restraining, burning, or any other kind of intentional harm.  Warning Signs Unexplained injuries Open wounds Cuts Bruises Welts Bite marks Burns Fractures Sprains Marks...
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