Each state has an agency that is responsible for investigating reports of abuse or neglect of seniors by care facilities and their staff. These findings are supposed to be available for the general public to help inform them of which facility may be the safest for their loved ones. 63 more words
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A dearth of nursing homes and an aging population is creating a growing backlog that’s putting pressure on families across Canada.
In Newfoundland, Evelyn Canning was already struggling with Alzheimer’s disease when, because of government policy, she was dispatched to a nursing home over 200 kilometres away from her hometown of Grand Falls-Windsor, N.L. 288 more words