A recent study, Arbitration with Uninformed Consumers finds that arbitration outcomes are often determined, not by the strength of the case or the law, but by arbitrator bias.
Seeking to stop nursing home residents from enforcing their rights, the California nursing home industry has moved to nullify the state’s resident rights enforcement statute.In 1982, in response to failing state oversight of California’s nursing homes, the legislature created health and Safety Code Section 1430(b), which allows residents to file an action in state court against facilities that have violated their rights.
By Katie Thomas, Robert Gebeloff and Jessica Silver-GreenbergNY TimesSeptember 11th, 2021 The handwritten doctor’s order was just eight words long, but it solved a problem for Dundee Manor, a nursing home in rural South Carolina struggling to handle a new resident with severe dementia.
On November 9, 2015, CANHR and three nursing home residents filed a lawsuit against the California Secretary of Health and Human Services, Diana Dooley, charging that the State is willfully violating federal laws that protect against dumping nursing home residents into hospitals.For years, California nursing homes have been sending Medi-Cal residents to acute care hospitals and refusing to allow them to return to the nursing homes where they reside, the suit alleges.
For more information contact: Pat McGinnis, Executive Director, CANHR(415) 974-5171 firstname.lastname@example.org Anthony Chicotel, Staff Attorney, CANHR (415) 974-5171 email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Jose, CA – Sava Senior Care has been sued in Santa Clara County Superior Court for dumping residents to motels or other highly unsafe and inappropriate places.
A 70 year old male resident was admitted to Anberry Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in April 2017 with diagnoses that included dysphagia (trouble swallowing).
A review of the drug regimens for 27 residents at Palos Verdes Health Care Center revealed inappropriate use of psychotropic drugs to control the behavior of many residents in the facility.
The facility failed to provide mouth care to a resident who was totally dependent on staff for activities of daily living.
An 82 year old female resident with partial paralysis, muscle weakness, and cognitive impairments fell from her bed on 7/17/19 and sustained significant injuries that put her in a persistent vegetative state.
March, 2020 A 61 year old male wheelchair-bound resident with blood clots and a colostomy was found dead in an unlicensed care facility on 8/12/19 after being discharged by the nursing facility on 7/10/19.