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Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Residents at Risk of Negligence, Neglect and Intentional Abuse Cases of Sexual Assaults and Rape Increase Nursing home abuse includes negligent abuse and neglect, and intentional abuse such as sexual assault and rape or intentional overmedication of residents. Incidents of sexual assault and rape are particularly horrific but […]

Jan 8, 2020 - Assisted Living by |

San Francisco and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Wandering and Elopement Dangers for Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Wandering: A Real Danger With Alzheimer’s Sufferers Wandering/Elopement Especially Dangerous In Winter Wandering (also known as elopement) is a common behavior for older persons suffering from dementia, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease. Wandering/elopement can be especially dangerous in winter where the patient can be exposed to rain and […]

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Overmedication in Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Dementia Patients Particularly Vulnerable Overuse of Anti-Psychotic Drugs Incomplete Information and “Informed Consent” Thousands of dementia patients in nursing homes are being overmedicated with psychotropic drugs every day throughout the United States. One recent study found that nursing homes administer unnecessary antipsychotic drugs to 179,000 patients every week. […]

Marin and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Physical Abuse and Overmedication in Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Dementia Patients Particularly Vulnerable Another Grave Risk: Anti-Psychotic Drugs Horrifying news of physical abuse and overmedication of nursing home and assisted living facility residents continue to come in from all around the United State and California.  In one recent report, facility staff routinely slapped, threatened and punched a […]

San Francisco and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Rape and Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Horrific Stories of Abuse, Assault and Rape of Nursing Home Residents Stories of rape and sexual assault of nursing home residents are gruesome and nightmarish. But the reality is that nursing home residents are particularly vulnerable to rape and sexual assault from nursing home staff and from intruders. […]

Nov 8, 2019 - Assisted Living by |

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Stronger Abuse-Reporting Requirements Needed

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Stronger Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that improved federal oversight of the health and welfare of residents is needed in both nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The Alameda County elder abuse attorneys at Evans […]

Marin County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Overmedication of Nursing Home Residents

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Overmedication A Real Danger For All Seniors Nursing Home Residents and Anti-Psychotic Drugs Overmedication of nursing home residents has become a terrible problem in this country. Many of the drugs are unnecessary. One recent study concluded that nursing homes administer unnecessary antipsychotic drugs to 179,000 patients every week. […]

Marin County and California Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Neglect and Abuse in Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Residents at Risk of Abuse and Neglect Monitor the Living Conditions of Your Loved Ones Nursing home abuse includes all manner of physical abuse and neglect, including sexual assault and rape, and the incidents of such abuse can be horrific. The Marin County elder abuse attorneys at Evans […]

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