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The Foley Financial Exploitation has affected at least four residents.

Foley Financial Exploitation Targets Four Nursing Home Residents

On Jan. 22, 2020, reporters at AL.com described the arrest of a 19-year-old woman from Foley, South Carolina who was arrested in connection with the financial exploitation of at least four residents of a nursing home that she was employed at. The Foley financial exploitation case, reports say, could result in significant jail time for … Continue reading Foley Financial Exploitation Targets Four Nursing Home Residents

The Minnesota Monitoring Law allows for residents to install cameras provided that they notify the facility.

Minnesota Monitoring Law Allows Remote Resident Surveillance

This month, a Minnesota monitoring law has received some much-needed clarification with regard to its jurisdiction over nursing home residents. After an extensive period of adjustment and compromise, nursing home residents are now allowed to install surveillance equipment in their rooms with some restrictions according to the Star Tribune. The Minnesota monitoring law, officially known … Continue reading Minnesota Monitoring Law Allows Remote Resident Surveillance

The neglect accountability investigation revealed that many police reports are never pursued.

Neglect Accountability Investigation Shows Lack of Follow-Through

In the last 12 months, Georgia’s WRDW Channel 12 conducted an investigation into the treatment of nursing home neglect and abuse reporting by the police. What the neglect accountability investigation team found was a shocking lack of concern displayed by local, state, and federal regulators of nursing homes. The neglect accountability investigation examined police reports … Continue reading Neglect Accountability Investigation Shows Lack of Follow-Through

The Oregon manslaughter appeal ruled in favor of the appelant.

Oregon Manslaughter Appeal Frees Victim’s Granddaughter

In one of its last acts of the decade, the Oregon Court of Appeals overturned the 2016 manslaughter conviction of a 49-year-old woman from Bend, Oregon, who admitted to smothering her grandmother with a pillow. The Oregon manslaughter appeal succeeded largely due to the legality of allowing the accused’s therapist to testify to statements made … Continue reading Oregon Manslaughter Appeal Frees Victim’s Granddaughter