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Nursing home negligence
Jasper, Margaret C.
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Publication Information:
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Pub., [2003]

Physical Description:
viii, 150 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Overview of nursing home system -- Selecting a nursing home -- Legal rights of nursing home residents -- Nursing home neglect -- Nursing home abuse -- Remedies.
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Central Library KFK363.N8 J37 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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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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