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Are Granny Cams Legal in New Mexico Nursing Homes?

Nursing homes across the country today have gained notoriety for multiple issues, all of which greatly impact the quality of care and overall well-being of residents. To help families better monitor a loved one, many families have looked into the possibility of installing granny cams. Our attorneys at PKSD NM…

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Families in NM Struggle To Find Quality Memory Care

Deciding to place a loved one in long-term care is often a gut-wrenching and difficult decision. What many families in this situation have discovered is that finding a facility with high-quality memory care that is also affordable is quite difficult. Managing the care for a life partner or spouse in…

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Checking Out Memory Care Facilities? These Key Tips Could Help

When you need to find a memory care facility, it can be difficult to know what to look for or where to start. How can you know if a place you are looking at will take good care of your loved one? Attorney Jeff Pitman shares some key tips on…

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Who May Be Liable for a Wheelchair Injury in a Santa Fe Nursing Home?

Many nursing homes residents suffer from medical conditions or illnesses that confine them to a wheelchair. Others may still have some mobility but need someone to wheel them to other places around the facility. If a resident falls out of or off the wheelchair while being transferred or transported, which…

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Resident-on-Resident Abuse in Nursing Homes – What it Is and Who May Be Liable

Resident-on-resident abuse in a nursing home is not something that is talked about much. Often, it is easy to overlook and label this type of abuse as an accident. Below, we discuss more about resident-on-resident abuse in nursing homes, including what it is and what you can do about it….

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Negligent Hiring in Nursing Homes – What It Is and Why It Matters

Nursing homes have a responsibility to protect residents and provide quality care. However, many facilities and facility owners place profit over care by cutting corners. Negligent hiring is one way nursing homes could put residents in serious jeopardy. Failing to properly vet potential employees increases the risk of hiring someone…

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Could a Nursing Home Be Liable in New Mexico if a Resident Falls?

Protecting our loved ones from being injured during a fall is just one of the many reasons we place our loved ones into nursing homes. We entrust their well-being to the caregivers in these facilities, believing they will be safe and receive the assistance they need. With this thought in…

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What Signs May Indicate Nursing Home Neglect in New Mexico

Choosing a nursing home is a big decision, and often not an easy one. What families hope for is a facility that will provide the level of care your loved one needs and deserves. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Do you know what signs to look for that may…

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Oversight of Care at New Mexico Assisted Living Facilities Falls Short

Reports of neglect and substandard care is on the rise in assisted living facility centers across New Mexico. Violations facilities are most often cited for include increased instances of neglect, delayed medical care, failure to report incidents of abuse and more. One example of the gross negligence occurring involves a…

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Key Tips To Know When Looking for an Albuquerque Nursing Home

Nursing Home Neglect

Trying to find the right nursing home for you or a loved one can be overwhelming. There are numerous options available, but how can you tell which ones are best able to meet you and your family’s needs? While many claim to offer exceptional care, the pandemic era showed us…

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