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Transfer Trauma When Relocating Nursing Home Patients

By Jeffrey J. Downey Transfer trauma refers to the psychological stress and trauma associated with being uprooted from one facility or home and being placed in a new environment.  It is especially hard on demented residents who have less coping skills to adjust to a new environment, explains nursing home abuse attorney Jeffrey Downey. In … Read more →

The New Nursing Home Affiliated Entity Performance Data

By Jeffrey J. Downey, Attorney In 2022 the Biden Administration initiated a new program to increase the transparency of corporate chains operating nursing homes.  CMS has produced data on the performance of nursing homes within nursing home chains like Genesis Healthcare, ManorCare, Life Care Centers of America, Ensign Group Brookdate Senior Living and Medical Facilities … Read more →

Henrico Health and Rehabilitation Center

Researching Nursing Homes through the Freedom of Information Act The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey has a proven track record of representing families and victims of negligence committed by assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Call our office for a free consultation or more information about this facility. Phone: 703-564-7318, email: jdowney@jeffdowney.com We regularly … Read more →

Annandale Healthcare Center 

Researching Assisted Living Facilities under FOIA The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey: a proven track record of representing families and victims of negligence committed by assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Call our office for a free consultation or more information about this facility. Phone: 703-564-7318, email: jdowney@jeffdowneyc.om Address for this facility: 6700 Columbia … Read more →

Factors That Cause Injuries To Dementia Patients In Nursing Homes

by Jeffrey Downey, Esq. Since demented patients often lack safety awareness, they are at increased risk for injuries in nursing homes, including falls and other adverse outcomes, like pressure wounds and infections. Caring for elderly individuals suffering from dementia in nursing homes, particularly in Virginia, extends far beyond mere staffing issues. While the numbers and … Read more →