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Information to help Virginia consumers figure out what's going on in the law.

Our blogs discuss issues of importance for Virginia consumers - about injuries to children, daycare injuries, injuries and death from car accidents, neglect and abuse of residents in nursing home and other issues.

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1/28/2013
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Nursing Homes Putting Profits Over Safety

For-profit nursing homes lead in overcharging Medicare while operating understaffed skilled nursing facilities. Residents suffer and we pay.

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3/9/2011
Sandra Rohrstaff
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What Nursing Homes Always Say When They Injure A Resident

Nursing home responses when a resident falls or develops an infected pressure ulcer are privacy for the resident or the pressure ulcer was unavoidable.

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3/1/2011
Sandra Rohrstaff
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Assisted Living Facilities Must Report Employees with Substance Abuse or Mental Health Problems

Virginia now requires assisted living facilities, most of which care for our elderly family members, to report employees with alcohol and drug abuse and mental health problems. Previously, only nursing homes and hospitals had such a duty.

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1/26/2011
Sandra Rohrstaff
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Hospital Errors Plague Medicare Patients

Study shows that Medicare patients experience many harmful effects while in the hospital and that 44% of them are preventable.

Category: Keyword Search: elderly patients