Do I have to sign the “Acknowledgement of Risk of Liability for Skin Breakdown” form?

Dear Advocate:

My mom is moving into a nursing home, and there’s a form in the admission agreement called “Acknowledgement of Risk of Liability for Skin Breakdown.” They tried to get me to sign this along with the admissions agreement in their business office, before I could read everything carefully.

Assisted Living Inspection Reports Now Available On-Line

Checking on the regulatory performance of assisted living facilities just got a lot easier. Community Care Licensing, the division of the Department of Social Services (DSS) that inspects assisted living facilities and responds to complaints, is now posting its facility evaluation reports on its Care Facility Search website.

June 2015

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