Elder Abuse and Informed Consent

Elder Abuse and Informed Consent

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Open bottle of pills spilling onto the counter

Every nursing home resident has the right to be informed about the care and services being provided and to accept or refuse recommended treatment.  When the treatment involves the use of psychotropic medications, there are special protections in place in nursing homes to make sure they are used properly.  This includes the requirement that the […]

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Newbury Park Nursing Home Pays in Landmark Class Action Settlement

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A lot of colorful medication and pills from above on grey wooden background. Copy space. Top view, frame. Painkillers, tablets, generic pills, drugs.

The Ventura County Star ran a nice article about our settlement in a landmark class action case against a nursing home in Ventura County for administering powerful drugs to residents without required consent.  In addition to paying $345,000, the nursing home will undergo spot inspections to monitor and ensure the nursing home explains the benefits […]

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Johnson Moore Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017

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Today Johnson Moore joins the world in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  The Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Prevention Council of Santa Barbara held an awareness gathering for seniors, agencies, and professionals.  Johnson Moore attorney Stephanie Johnson attended the event to show her support in bringing awareness of elder abuse and neglect to the community. After […]

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