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Category: Nursing Facility Abuse

Santa Cruz County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Overmedication Of Dementia Residents In Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER All Nursing Home Residents At Risk  Use of Antipsychotics Widespread Chemical Restraint Is A Form Of Elder Abuse Thousands of patients with dementia in nursing facilities are being overmedicated with psychotropic drugs, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The nonprofit found that the drugs are […]

San Mateo County Elder Abuse Attorney: Hospice Patients’ Rights And Recourse For Neglect Or Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Hospice Patient Rights Examples Of Neglect Of Hospice Patients Checking The Track Record Of Hospice Agencies  Medicare patients who elect hospice care are an especially vulnerable population. They have the right to be free from abuse, neglect, mistreatment, and misappropriation of patient property. When hospices cause harm or […]

Aug 11, 2021 - Assisted Living by |

San Francisco Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregiver Sentenced For Stealing Money From Seniors In Assisted Care Facility

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Cash, Checks And Credit Cards Stolen From Assisted Care Patients Aide Had Two Prior Convictions For Financial Elder Abuse Total Theft Estimated At $18,000 While families of nursing home residents are aware of the dangers of neglect, abandonment or physical abuse that institutionalized elders face, there is also […]

Santa Cruz County Nursing Home Abuse Law Attorney: Arrest For Sexual Assaults Of Nursing Home Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Three Reported Incidents Residents Unable To Protect Themselves 1000 Nursing Homes Cited For Sexual Abuse In Last 3 Years The unthinkable is happening at skilled nursing facilities throughout the country: Vulnerable seniors are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for them.  Some […]

California and Alameda County Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Nursing Home Residents At Risk Of Neglect And Injury From Wandering And Elopement

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Understaffing Leads To Neglect And Lack Of Monitoring  Dementia And Bedridden Patients At Greatest Risk Family Recourse For Loved Ones’ Injuries Nearly two million Americans live in long-term care facilities, and abuse and neglect against the elderly are national concerns. Federal nursing home regulations state that “the resident […]

California and Marin County Financial Elder Abuse And Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Nursing Home Residents Victims Of Financial Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Government Arrests Nursing Home Business Officer And Aide  Access To Resident Financial Accounts Pair Allegedly Stole From 11 Residents All too frequently we read news stories of nursing home residents suffering from physical or sexual abuse, neglect or abandonment. Often the abuse and neglect result in death of […]

California and San Francisco Nursing Home Abuse Attorney: Nursing Home Residents Victimized By Abuse And Neglect

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Cases Of Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect Are Spiking  Understaffing, Lack Of Training And Lack Of Proper Supervision Dementia Sufferers Particularly Vulnerable The COVID-19 pandemic struck seniors terribly throughout California especially those in nursing homes, with over 9000 nursing home patient deaths attributable to the coronavirus in California […]

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