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Ventura County Long Term Care Ombudsman and CANHR Join Forces...

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I wanted to share the story, linked below, regarding an amazing symposium put on by the Ventura County Long Term Care Ombudsman and CANHR regarding Toxic Medicine and the inappropriate and unnecessary use of psychotropic medications in nursing homes. The program featured very strong presentations by Tony Chicotel and Christopher Cherney , as well as […]

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CAUTION! Is your Nursing Home Insured?

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I read a February 23rd article in The Wall Street Journal regarding seniors and families deciding whether and when to move into assisted living or other elder care environment with great interest. (Link to WSJ here). As an attorney who advocates for seniors who are placed in facilities, I keep trying to shine the spot […]

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California Elder Abuse Caught on Granny Cam

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A Fair Oaks, California assisted living facility was shut down last week by the state after a family member placed a granny cam and caught some pretty astonishing things on tape. According to news reports, one staffer was caught violently shaking a resident in her wheelchair, and dumping the chair backward. Another clip shows the […]

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