What is nursing home neglect?

Answer Nursing home neglect is the refusal or failure to provide care, resulting in the mistreatment of an older person. This form of abuse is usually by a staff member who has a legal obligation to prote... Read More »

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What are the duties of a director of nursing in a nursing home?

Nursing homes require a director of nursing to supervise the nurses on staff, work with administrators and implement programming. The director of nursing is also involved in the long-term planning ... Read More »

Does CPS consider it neglect to leave a child home alone in Ohio?

Take these cries seriously. Be very aware of who you are leaving your child with and the relationship she has with that person. It may be that she just misses you because you are away more than usu... Read More »

Is it neglect when a parent leaves a teenager to live at home by their selves?

Answer It may be, but it depends on the age of the teenager and how long they are being left for. It is probably not neglect if a 16 year old has been left home for 2 days, but a 13 year old would ... Read More »

If I'm fifteen and just gave birth I have been nursing since my daughter came home from the hospital should I keep nursing even though I am only fifteen?

You should nurse until your baby is ready to be weaned off. Your doctor will be able to give a rough idea of when.