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Posts tagged "Michigan"

Culinary Neglect Places Many Nursing Home Residents at Risk

Culinary neglect may be rarely discussed, but this type of neglect can be extremely dangerous to nursing home residents. Charlene Harrington, a registered nurse, and professor at the University of California San Francisco stated that “There’s huge under-reporting of food issues.” Despite this underreporting, they are quite frequent. As nonprofit investigative journalists at FairWarning discovered. … Continue reading Culinary Neglect Places Many Nursing Home Residents at Risk

Elder Abuse Task Force Reaches Final Michigan Town Hall Meeting

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, State Representative Sarah Cambensy, Supreme Court Justice Megan Cavanagh, and the rest of the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force hosted the final Elder Abuse Town Hall at Northern Michigan University’s campus Aug. 12, 2019. The final stop of the Elder Abuse Task Force covered a variety of topics, including communicating … Continue reading Elder Abuse Task Force Reaches Final Michigan Town Hall Meeting

Understaffing Crisis In Nursing Homes Addressed In Detroit

For many, the understaffing crisis in Michigan nursing homes is an open secret. Union representatives have stated that the state staffing rates are “one of the lowest in the country” according to the Michigan Radio. Last Tuesday, however, in the “motor city” of Detroit, nursing home employees, unions, and lawmakers gathered to bring attention to … Continue reading Understaffing Crisis In Nursing Homes Addressed In Detroit