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Frequently Asked Questions on Long-term Care Issues Pt. 3

The following information is from the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care:How does the Ombudsman Program differ from the Division of Quality Assurance?The Division of Quality Assurance provides the regulatory oversight to long term care facilities.… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions on Long-term Care Issues Pt. 1

The following information is from the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care:My father lives in a nursing home, but the staff hints that he may have to leave if his behavior does not improve. How can the Ombudsman Program help?Persons may not be… Read More

Non-Profit Nursing Homes vs. For-Profit Nursing Homes

After analyzing the results of 82 studies from 1965-2003, Canadian Researchers from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, say that non-profit nursing home provide better care than their for-profit counterparts.While three studies found that for-profit… Read More

Having Difficulty Deciding on a Nursing Home?

Try our nursing home checklist:Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C. is a Wisconsin law firm with a devotednursing home abuse practice. Ournursing home abuse and neglect trial team is the largest in the state and has successfully represented abused… Read More

What should I do if I suspect nursing home resident neglect or abuse?

You should immediately report your concerns to the nursing home administrator, director of nursing and social worker. PKSD is a Milwaukee personal injury law firm that handles nursing home abuse and neglect cases.  Our nursing home abuse and neglect… Read More

What Kind of Insurance Coverage Should I Have?

We hear this question a lot.  It depends upon your financial situation. In order to properly protect your assets, you should have liability coverage greater than the Wisconsin statutory minimum of $25,000.00. You may want to purchase medical payments… Read More

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