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Unfortunately, abuse and neglect in the nursing home setting has become a widespread problem, Nursing Home Negligence presents an overview of the nursing home system in America, including types of nursing homes, the level of care offered, and information on selecting an appropriate facility. This book also explores the problem of nursing home negligence and abuse, and the ways to recognize and address these problems. The legislation developed to prevent nursing home neglect and abuse is also discussed, including...
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Unfortunately, abuse and neglect in the nursing home setting has become a widespread problem, Nursing Home Negligence presents an overview of the nursing home system in America, including types of nursing homes, the level of care offered, and information on selecting an appropriate facility. This book also explores the problem of nursing home negligence and abuse, and the ways to recognize and address these problems. The legislation developed to prevent nursing home neglect and abuse is also discussed, including the legal rights of the nursing home resident, and the remedies available under the law.

The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780379113730
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Series: Legal Almanac Series
  • Pages: 150
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction
Ch. 1 Overview of the Nursing Home System
Ch. 2 Selecting a Nursing Home
Ch. 3 Legal Rights of Nursing Home Residents
Ch. 4 Nursing Home Neglect
Ch. 5 Nursing Home Abuse
Ch. 6 Remedies
App. 1 Number of Nursing Home Residents Age 65 or Older, by Age Group (1985-1995-1997-1999) (in thousands)
App. 2 Number of Male Nursing Home Residents Age 65 or Older (1985-1995-1997-1999) (in thousands)
App. 3 Number of Female Nursing Home Residents Age 65 or Older (1985-1995-1997-1999) (in thousands)
App. 4 Medicare Patients' Statement of Rights
App. 5 Nursing Home Needs Assessment Survey
App. 6 Directory of State Agencies on Aging
App. 7 Directory of National Organizations for the Elderly
App. 8 Directory of State Offices of Long-Term Care Ombudsman
App. 9 Directory of State Licensing Agencies for Medical Facilities
App. 10 Nursing Home Checklist
App. 11 The Federal Nursing Home Reform Law (Medicaid Provision)
App. 12 Title VII of the Older Americans Act: Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection
App. 13 State Statutes Concerning Elder Abuse
App. 14 Directory of National Legal Services for the Elderly
Glossary
Bibliography and Suggested Reading
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