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Sep 01, 2014

Physical Restraints

2019-06-11T07:06:27-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Loved ones sometimes need physical restraints to prevent falls or recover from a medical procedure. It is also true that there are sometimes medical reasons to prescribe restraints. But too often nursing homes use restraints as punishment or a way to restrict movement of residents. This is against federal law. In fact, except for emergency [...]

Apr 01, 2014

Federal Law’s Protection of Disabled Nursing Home Residents

2019-06-11T07:06:32-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , |

Disabled Nursing Home Residents Families often cannot provide relatives with the care they need as they age. This is particularly true for elders with disabilities. As a result, families place their relatives in nursing homes with the expectation that they will receive the care their specialized needs require. Unfortunately, disabled elders are often overlooked in [...]