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Abused Nursing Home Patients Again Subject to Forced ArbitrationAbused Nursing Home Patients Again Subject to Forced ArbitrationBy Jack H. FarnbauchSeptember 7, 2017A brand new Obama policy is being rolled back by the Trump administration. Last fall, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Service finalized a rule that banned...Study Confirms that Many Nursing Homes Don't Report Abuse to the GovernmentStudy Confirms that Many Nursing Homes Don't Report Abuse to the GovernmentBy Jack H. FarnbauchSeptember 7, 2017In a shocking new study of nursing homes, many cases of sexual and/or physical abuse that occur at nursing homes goes unreported. New Nursing Home Complaint Hotline EstablishedNew Nursing Home Complaint Hotline EstablishedBy Jack H. FarnbauchSeptember 7, 2017The Nursing Home Complaint Center is calling upon the family of a victim of sepsis, septic shock, broken bones or severe physical abuse to call them anytime at 866-714-6466...Frightening Report on Sexual Assault in Nursing HomesCNN Publishes Frightening Report on Sexual Assault in Nursing HomesBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Nursing homes are notorious for poor care and medical malpractice. There are a number of excuses that are proffered as to why nursing home care is subpar.Nursing Home AbuseHow to Track Nursing Home AbuseBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Putting a loved one in a nursing home facility is a difficult, sometimes heart wrenching decision. We all want the people we care about to be given stellar treatment...Controversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonControversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Congress put on the calendar, H.R. 1215, also known as the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. Nursing Homes are overmedicating residents with DementiaNursing Homes are overmedicating residents with DementiaBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017Doctors Say Medication Is Overused in Dementia By LAURIE TARKAN - New York Times Large Nursing Home SuedLarge Nursing Home Chain Being Sued for Continued Understaffing and Other AbusesBy Jack H, FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017One of the nation’s largest nursing home groups, the Preferred Care Partners Management Group is facing a lawsuit filed by...Elderly Woman Robbed by Hired CaregiverElderly Woman Robbed by Hired Caregiver By Jack FarnbauchJanuary 16, 2017A 79-year-old Indianapolis woman with dementia hired Julie Lagos through a home care company to be her caregiver. Lagos was hired...Studies Show Medication Errors Result in...Studies Show Medication Errors Result in Preventable Harm in up to 27% of Nursing Home PatientsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 27, 2016Studies Show Medication Errors Result in Preventable Harm in up to 27% of Nursing Home Patients, along with other statistics.