Elderly Patients

Read: Elder Abuse Protections: Where Does Your State Fall On This List?

Elder Abuse Protections: Where Does Your State Fall On This List?

WalletHub’s annual report highlights how each state is protecting elders against abuse, including financial abuse as scammers increasingly target this vulnerable population.

Read: Pennsylvania Nurse Linked to 17 Nursing Home Deaths

Pennsylvania Nurse Linked to 17 Nursing Home Deaths

Prosecutors say the registered nurse administered lethal doses of insulin to 19 nursing home patients, 17 of whom died.

Read: Huntsville Hospital K9 Tracks Missing Patients, Detects Narcotics

Huntsville Hospital K9 Tracks Missing Patients, Detects Narcotics

Mollie, Huntsville Hospital Health System’s K9, can sniff out illegal drugs as well as find wandering patients.

Read: Erickson Senior Living Standardizes and Modernizes Physical Security Across its Enterprise with Genetec Security Center

Erickson Senior Living Standardizes and Modernizes Physical Security Across its Enterprise with Genetec Security Center

Company unifies video surveillance, access control, license plate recognition and more to improve security and the resident experience

Read: Wife Fatally Shoots Terminally Ill Husband in Florida Hospital

Wife Fatally Shoots Terminally Ill Husband in Florida Hospital

The woman told police that three weeks ago she and her husband made a suicide pact that they would carry out if his condition deteriorated.

Read: States with the Best and Worst Elder-Abuse Protections

States with the Best and Worst Elder-Abuse Protections

Do you know where your state ranks regarding its elder-abuse protections? This new report breaks it down.

Read: Connected Fire Sprinkler Systems Can Minimize Building Shutdowns

Connected Fire Sprinkler Systems Can Minimize Building Shutdowns

A connected solution monitors your fire sprinkler system’s health and helps keep your campus running.

Read: Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Responding to Elderly Patient Elopement and Wandering: Part 2

Security technology and proper planning can help mitigate the risk of patient wandering and elopement, as well as aid your healthcare facility’s response to a patient escape.

Read: Spotlight on Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Rick Franks

Spotlight on Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Rick Franks

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Read: Nursing Home Fined for Not Preventing Patient from Jumping Out of Window

Nursing Home Fined for Not Preventing Patient from Jumping Out of Window

The June 1 incident happened after the man threatened to climb out of a second-story window of the Iroquois Nursing Home.

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