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Nursing Homes are Understaffed – So Neglect, Abuse and Injuries Will Continue!?

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Understaffing at nursing homes appears to be the underlying reason for continued problems and abuses according to a just-released national report examining nursing home abuse and neglect. The study, commisioned by the National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform.

“The Faces of Neglect: Behind the Closed Doors of Nursing Homes,” commissioned by the National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, gives a look-back at the events and conditions surrounding 36 residents of long-term care facilities in 12 states.

Nursing home neglect

It is obvious that there is no short-term remedy or solution to this growing problem in our society.