Nursing Home Abuse

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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect in Ohio

Although federal nursing home regulations state “the resident has the right to be free from verbal, sexual, physical and mental abuse, corporal punishment and involuntary seclusion,” abuse and neglect of the elderly is currently a national concern. According to the Center for Prevention and Disease Control, nearly 1.5 million men and women now live in …

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Suing a Nursing Home after a Loved One has Contracted COVID-19

In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic after previously classifying the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern. Since that declaration, the pandemic has spread around the world, leaving more than 1.5 million deaths in its wake. Older adults are more susceptible to COVID-19 and have a …

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COVID’s Forgotten Nursing Home Victims: Uninfected but Killed by Neglect.

More than 97,000 nursing home residents in the United States have lost their lives to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Because nursing home employees have been overburdened, caring for ever-increasing numbers of COVID patients, tens of thousands of other residents—uninfected, and thriving when COVID struck their fellow residents—have been left to languish in pain, to deteriorate before …

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Types of Abuse: Safeguarding the Elderly

Sadly, some of our most vulnerable citizens are routinely subjected to unconscionable treatment by those entrusted with their care. In many cases, physical or mental limitations prevent these elderly victims from effectively communicating what’s happening to them. Sometimes, there are signs thatsuggest something is wrong. If your loved one is or has been the victim …

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Wandering and Elopement in Nursing Homes

Wandering in the nursing home environment may be defined as a cognitively impaired person straying into unsafe territories or moving about the facility without appreciation for where they are going.  In “elopement,” the most dangerous form of wandering, a confused resident completely leaves an area, unsupervised and unnoticed. Elopement is a specific example of Ohio …

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Ohio Establishes Elder Justice Initiative to Protect Seniors

An Elder Justice Initiative aimed at increasing investigation and prosecution of elder abuse cases in Ohio was announced earlier this month by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. The state’s Crime Victim Services will head up the project utilizing the expertise of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI), Consumer Protection, Adult Protective Services, Health Care Fraud …

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