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Human Rights Watch Addresses Nursing Home Failures During COVID-19

It’s no secret that America’s nursing homes having a nursing home abuse problem. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the issue. The Human Rights Watch put out a statement in March 2021 revealing evidence of “extreme weight loss, dehydration, untreated bedsores, inadequate hygiene, mental and physical decline, and inappropriate use of psychotropic medications among nursing …

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Nursing Home Restraints Could Lead to Lasting Damage

We’ve all heard horror stories about nursing home abuse in Ohio, but many focus on overworked staff and patient neglect. It’s less common to hear about nursing homes abusing their power to restrain residents. Ohio law protects nursing home residents against improper restraint usage. Ohio Revised Code Section 3721.13(a)(13) grants residents “the right to be …

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