According to a CBS news report, based on a government investigation 92% of nursing home facilities hired at least one employee with a criminal conviction. See the full story here: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31727_162-20038384-10391695.html#ixzz1UAXKmV1W
Nursing home abuse is an ugly fact of life in our current culture. It is impossible to understand how a caretaker or medical professional could violate the trust of elderly and infirm patients who have been placed in their care. Luckily, most care workers are very kind and caring. However, there are those horrible individuals who take advantage of the weak and use their power to harm them. If your family member is in a nursing home or extended care facility and you suspect nursing home abuse, you need a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney from the Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, P.A. We can assist you in bringing the person to justice. Elder abuse or nursing home abuse absolutely cannot be tolerated. Preying on the elderly in any form, whether physical, emotional or financial is unacceptable. An attorney from the Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, P.A. is well-qualified and determined to fight for maximum compensation for any damages suffered, and cause such individuals and the institutions that hired them to face their responsibilities and make it safer for those who may come there in the future.