Month: October 2022

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3 Important Nursing Home Resident Rights You Need to Know

As we continue to celebrate Residents’ Rights Month throughout October, we’d like to shed some light on key rights. All rights are important, of course, but there are some rights that might be lesser known, despite how equally vital they are to the wellbeing of nursing home residents. The Right to Self-Determination Essentially, the right …

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Negligence and the California Statute of Limitations

As we’ve discussed before, neglect is often harder to detect than overt physical abuse and is often not evident until well past the first initial occurrence. Negligence can also lead to death and other illnesses that may not occur for months after the negligent behavior – or, alternatively, death and greater health complications can be …

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Inspiring Unity: Celebrating Residents’ Rights Month this October

It’s finally October, which means we are in full swing of celebrating Residents’ Rights Month! This is a great time to familiarize yourself with the prevalence and effects of elder abuse in nursing homes, as well as take time to visit with elderly members of your community. This year’s Residents’ Rights Month theme is “Inspiring …

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