Tag Archive for: South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

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Is it a violation of NHRA to illegally evict a South Carolina nursing home resident?

South Carolina – March 11, 2022 Nursing home and other long-term care facilities in South Carolina have a specific Bill of Rights that all residential facilities must operate under, outlined in Title 44 of South Carolina Code, and referred to…
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Does licensing protect the quality of care delivered at South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – March 7, 2022 South Carolina nursing homes require state licensure before opening. They are governed by state and federal laws and health professional board reviews to determine if they qualify for licensure in the state.…
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South Carolina nursing home staff arrested: abuse of resident strapped to toilet.

South Carolina – March 7, 2022 Nursing home abuse in the United States is widespread and may not be reported by some residents for fear of repercussions. Many loved ones or family members who seldom visit the resident in-person may not…
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Do nursing shortages cause increased liability at South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – January 24, 2022 South Carolina nursing homes must follow federal and state laws regarding the resident bill of rights identified in The Nursing Home Reform Act under Title IV: of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of…
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Is the use of a catheter in a South Carolina nursing home a form of abuse?

South Carolina – December 27, 2021 Nursing home and other long-term care facilities in South Carolina have a specific Bill of Rights that all residential facilities must operate under, outlined in Title 44 of South Carolina Code, and referred to…
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Are multiple fall incidents reason to call a South Carolina nursing home ombudsman?

South Carolina – December 27, 2021 Nursing home abuse  is not always intentional and may be caused by a lack of staffing, or diminished resident supervision by staff.  Many times a resident will take a fall because a health care provider…
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Violations of South Carolina nursing home rights when staff post on social media.

South Carolina – December 26, 2021 Nursing home residents can become victims of social media abuse which occurs when nursing home staff members record videos or take pictures of residents without their consent and post them on social media.…
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Relevant laws established to protect South Carolina nursing home residents. 

South Carolina – March 18, 2021 South Carolina nursing home facilities have standard operating procedures in place that incorporate federal and state statute, requiring all long term resident care personnel to protect residents.  If residents…
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Star ratings may cause misinformation to residents, families, and potential residents of South Carolina nursing homes.

South Carolina – March 14, 2021 A controversial article identifying the rating system for America’s nursing home patients proves that inadequate reporting may fail those who are seeking safe and quality care for loved ones who must be…