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Are you Aware of Elder Abuse?

The elderly are abused in ways that most are not aware of and definitely can’t comprehend, which is expected considering most people don’t spend their time […]


Riverside Man William Carter Gets 3 Years for Elderly Abuse

William Marion Carter, a riverside resident, pleaded guilty to the elder abuse of Carol Folz, a 73 year elderly woman in Laguna Niguel. Folz passed away […]


Possible Elder Abuse – Harmful Red Pills in Nursing Homes

According to a CNN report there is a little red pill being given to vulnerable groups such as the elderly, and disabled as a “cure-all”. Unfortunately […]


Nursing Homes Alter Medical Records to Hide Elder Abuse and Neglect

A Carmichael nursing home supervisor admitted she was ordered to alter medical records of a 92-year-old patient, who died after developing rotting bedsores. The state fined […]


Peck Law Group, APC Successful in Opposing Nursing Home Petition to Compel Arbitration In the matter of Duckworth v. Porterville Convalescent Hospital

Defendants have the burden of establishing the existence of a valid agreement to arbitrate. Pagarian v. Libby Care Center, Inc. (2002) 99 Cal. App. 4th 298, […]


Pre-Dispute Arbitration in Long Term Care Must not be Implemented

The American Bar Association has asked that a proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid rule authorizing mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration in long-term care admissions contracts not be […]


DPSS Heightens Awareness of Elder Abuse in Riverside and Throughout California

For every one case of elder abuse that is reported, as many as four go unreported according to Lisa Shiner from DPSS adult services. Reporting all […]


Is There No Such Thing as an Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer?

Subject: Re:  Avoidable / Unavoidable Pressure Sores Is there is no such thing as an unavoidable pressure ulcer,? although now the Federal Government seems to be […]


Chronic Wounds Such as Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers Can Cause Severe Health Risks

Chronic Wounds Can Cause Severe Health Risks An acute wound that does not heal in an expected amount of time, typically within six weeks, is considered […]


Urgent Need for Effective Oversight to Counter Persistent Abuse and Neglect of Nursing Home Residents

Urgent Need for Effective Oversight to Counter Persistent Abuse and Neglect of Nursing Home Residents U.S. nursing homes provide essential care, support services and homes to […]



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