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Monthly Archives: September 2020

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Living in Fear of Nursing Home Retaliation

By Kohn Law |

Victims of nursing home abuse and/or nursing home neglect are usually afraid to speak up when it comes to reporting the wrongdoing to their family members, the authorities, or investigators. Why is this? The unfortunate reality of many older nursing homes and assisted living residents is that they are unable to physically protect themselves,… Read More »

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Getting Old is Inevitable but Elder Abuse is Not

By Kohn Law |

Trusting the care of an elderly loved one into the hands of a nursing home is not an easy decision for families. Nevertheless, families make these decisions and expect their loved ones will be safe and healthy in these nursing homes. Sadly, nursing homes do not always meet this expectation. All too often there… Read More »

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Consulate Health Care Faces Scrutiny in Florida

By Kohn Law |

Consulate Health Care owns a tenth of Florida’s nursing homes. In Hillsborough County they run multiple care centers. There are another 67 locations in other cities throughout the state. Recently, Consulate Health Care has come under scrutiny for both defrauding the government and for poor handling of coronavirus. Fraud For Providing Unnecessary Medical Treatments… Read More »

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Determining Abuse Without Visiting the Nursing Home

By Kohn Law |

ABC10 News spoke with a California State Long-Term Ombudsman, Joseph Rodrigues, in June regarding the recent drop in elder abuse reports this spring. According to Rodrigues, reports of elderly abuse have gone down substantially since the start of the pandemic. He said they received 603 reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation in February. In… Read More »

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