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New Nursing Home Complaint Hotline EstablishedBy Jack H. FarnbauchSeptember 7, 2017The Nursing Home Complaint Center is calling upon the family of a victim of sepsis, septic shock, broken bones or severe physical abuse to call them anytime at 866-714-6466...CNN Publishes Frightening Report on Sexual Assault in Nursing HomesBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Nursing homes are notorious for poor care and medical malpractice. There are a number of excuses that are proffered as to why nursing home care is subpar.How to Track Nursing Home AbuseBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Putting a loved one in a nursing home facility is a difficult, sometimes heart wrenching decision. We all want the people we care about to be given stellar treatment...Controversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Congress put on the calendar, H.R. 1215, also known as the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. Nursing Homes are overmedicating residents with DementiaBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017Doctors Say Medication Is Overused in Dementia By LAURIE TARKAN - New York Times Large Nursing Home Chain Being Sued for Continued Understaffing and Other AbusesBy Jack H, FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017One of the nation’s largest nursing home groups, the Preferred Care Partners Management Group is facing a lawsuit filed by New Mexico Attorney General.Elderly Woman Robbed by Hired Caregiver By Jack FarnbauchJanuary 16, 2017A 79-year-old Indianapolis woman with dementia hired Julie Lagos through a home care company to be her caregiver. Lagos was hired...Studies Show Medication Errors Result in Preventable Harm in up to 27% of Nursing Home PatientsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 27, 2016Studies Show Medication Errors Result in Preventable Harm in up to 27% of Nursing Home Patients, along with other statistics. National Hospice Company Accused of FraudJanuary 31, 2012Federal attorneys are suing Aseracare for fraudulently enrolling non-terminal patients in hospice care. Aseracare is an Arkansas-based company that provides hospice care. The company set high patient quotas for employees to fill and offered prizes to employees. Persons within the company tipped the government off to the company’s fraudulent practices...The High Cost of Poor Nursing Home Care in the U.S.April 12, 2011Washington, DC – April 8, 2011 – Twenty years ago, The National Consumer Voice for QualityLong-Term Care[*] released a compendium of research that proved the axiom “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The High Cost of Poor Care-The Cost Effectiveness of Good Care Practices (1991) showed...