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Elder Abuse in the News

June, 2001. WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Almost one of every three
nursing homes in the United States has been cited for an elder abuse or violation, according to a government report released Monday.
http://www1.cnn.com/2001/HEALTH/07/30/nursing.home.abuse/
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A Time Magazine Article entitled, FATAL NEGLECT: IN POSSIBLY THOUSANDS OF CASES, NURSING-HOME RESIDENTS ARE DYING FROM A LACK OF FOOD AND WATER AND THE MOST BASIC LEVEL OF HYGIENE
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/1997/dom/971027/
nation.fatal_neglect.html


A Time Magazine Article entitled, "Shining a Light on Abuse." --The guilt children feel about putting a parent in a nursing home can sometimes lead them to blame others for the death of their loved one. But what Leslie Oliva saw as her mother moved through three California nursing homes during the last three years of her life is part of a bigger, shocking tale the Federal Government will tell this week.
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/1998/dom/980803/
nation.shining_a_light_o6.html

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Elder Abuse Resources

Long Term Care Insurance Research Center
Free decision assistance, background info, cost slashing tips and hidden savings secrets from the National Advisory Council

LTC Insurance Quotes - Long Term Care Insurance Quotes Wiz provides visitors with amarketplace of LTC - long term care - insurance quotes, information, and resources.

Nursing Home Abuse - Legal advice for victims of elder abuse in nursing homes. Nursing Home Abuse Care Center provides additional information on nursing home abuse, sepsis, bed sores, pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers.

National Center on Elder Abuse
1225 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-898-2586


Administration of Aging - Implementing the National Family Caregiver Support Program, providing information to caregivers about available services, assistance to caregivers in gaining access to supportive services, and much more.

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Information on Rules, Nursing Homes, etc.

Click on this link to find out what the law and regulations say about a particular issue regarding nursing home care.
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/1396r.text.html

Welcome to Nursing Home Compare. The primary purpose of this tool is to provide detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. Important Information on Nursing Home Compare and other resources, including the Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home, and Nursing Home Checklist are also available to help you with your nursing home choice.
http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home.asp

For each state, a list of nursing homes on the Watch List that indicates the severity of warning issued that is based on history of actual harm and immediate jeopardy.
http://www.memberofthefamily.net/usmap.htm

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Community Based Sites

Citizens Care is a nonprofit consumer information and advocacy organization of concerned citizens whose mission is to improve the quality of life in nursing homes and adult residential care facilities. As the only such organization in Louisiana, Citizens Care advocates for quality care at the local, state and federal levels, as well as, provides educational programs and advocacy services for the local community including individuals, public officials, providers, and the general public.
http://www.citizens-care.org/

The American Association of Retired Persons is a private, nonprofit membership organization, incorporated in the District of Columbia. Like many nonprofit organizations, AARP makes available through service providers products and services to its members.
http://www.aarp.org/

The American Nurses Association is a full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.6 million Registered Nurses through its 54 constituent state associations and 13 organizational affiliate members. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
http://www.nursingworld.org/member.htm


If the safety and health of your loved one is in jeopardy, and you feel that they have suffered some form of nursing home abuse or neglect, contact us to speak with an attorney.


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