People in Lexington who enter a nursing home naturally expect that they will receive quality care. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home abuse and neglect do happen. When they do, residents or their families may want to pursue legal action. However, can a nursing home make arbitration mandatory as a condition of admittance?
Working with people who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's disease has its challenges. However, these individuals still deserve to be treated with care and respect. Kentucky residents may be concerned to hear that some nursing home staff fail to properly care for those with dementia or Alzheimer's disease and, instead, simply sedate these residents with antipsychotic drugs, a practice that can be very dangerous.