Getting older takes its toll on people's bodies and minds. Everything from the strength of the skeletal system to the flexibility of the joints declines as people age. Older adults have a harder time moving around and are more at risk for serious injuries to their bones and connective tissues.
Teachers have a difficult job. They're exposed to hazards every day, including disgruntled students and parents in some instances.
You placed a loved one in a nursing home after debating for a period of time over the kind of facility you wanted for them. You settled on one with around-the-clock care, a cafeteria that would serve them at any time if they missed a meal, a low patient-to-staff ratio, and that seemed warm and inviting when you went there.
Nursing homes have an obligation to protect the patients who live there. Their patients are often among the most vulnerable, made up of the elderly and disabled.