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Abuse and Neglect: A Family's Guide to Nursing Home Lawsuits in Illinois

ISBN: 9781595716101
Publisher: Word Association
Publication Date: 2010
Number of pages: 68
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In this valuable resource for victims of nursing home abuse and neglect and their families, experienced Chicago nursing home lawyer Barry G. Doyle covers the following topics and more: • The for-profit structure of nursing homes is nearly unique in the health care industry. Learn how the financial structure of nursing homes results in inadequate resources being provided to nursing home residents, with predictable adverse effects on the care provided to nursing home residents. • The care planning conference is supposed to provide a road map for the care that is needed to ensure your loved one's well-being. Learn how shortcomings in the care planning process results in a care plan that is a roadmap to failure. • Comprehensive federal regulations govern almost every aspect of the care which is provided to residents in a nursing home setting. Learn how these regulations are designed to prevent some of the most common shortcomings in nursing home case, including pressure ulcers, falls, malnutrition, dehydration, and other accidental injuries. • Nursing home lawsuits are unique, and in deciding to hire a lawyer, you should be careful to determine whether the lawyer you are considering hiring has the right qualifications to help you and your family. Learn what questions you should be asking of any lawyer you are thinking about hiring for your parent or loved one's case.

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