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Books

Patients,
Pain & Politics
by Mary
Richards Rollins, RN, BSN -
The truth about nursing homes. Shocking
personal experiences by a nursing home inspector, ex-NH administrator. Expert
advice for families.

Available on www.Amazon.com 

or www.half.com


Danger
Zone

by 
Dennis Steele, Edward C. Watters III, MD - step by step teaching
on record keeping, terminology and reviewing the medical record. 
$13.95 www.memberofthefamily.net/bookorder.htm


The
Faces of Neglect
  - The most
well documented account of abuse and neglect available. High quality; sturdy,
glossy pages. 82   cases. Describes condition prior to NH admission, what
happened during stay, pictures of the neglect/abuse and finally, and most
disturbingly, the lack of consequences to the facility. $10.00 Texas Advocates
for Nursing Home Residents.
888-826-4748   http://tanhr.org 



Nursing
Home Family Council Manual
by Texas
Advocates for Nursing Home Residents - (888) 826-4748 http://tanhr.org


 




Archive - Articles
from Nationwide Publications

2002


7/25/02
Monitors Hold Promise for Easing Families' Worries Over the Elderly - Wall
Street Journal


7/18/02
- Do High-Tech Facilities Promise Brave New World of Eldercare? - Wall Street
Journal



7/14/02
Shameful Neglect - St. Louis Post - Dispatch


7/12/02
- "Ex-nurse admits abuse of patient" - The Oklahoman


7/11/02
"No Indictment is Issued in Four Deaths at Nursing Home" - St.
Louis Post-Dispatch



7-7-02
Beverly Enterprises says "nursing care to the elderly is not all that
different from selling tacos" - The New York Times


6/3/02
Patients' Families Want Bird's-eye View" - Orlando Sentinel


3/24/02
- Video Watchdog ; Some Nursing Homes Welcome Cameras, But Many Fear Unleashing
a Monster -  Chicago Tribune



3-16-02
- "Granny Cams: A Protective Eye Against Nursing Home Abuse" - News-Journal
editorial


3/10/02
- "Protect Loved Ones; Legislators Won't" - Editorial in the News
Leader


3/7/02
- "He Choked Me" Why Some Elderly Abuse Goes Unreported - ABC News
Report



3/5/02
- "Unreported Abuse Found in Nursing Homes" - New York Times


3/5/02
- "Coroner Says Examinations Reveal Neglect" - ABC News


2/13/02

- "
Task
force: Modify nursing home rates -- Patient advocate says Republicans' report is
inadequate" - Peoria Journal Star



 


2001



6/14/01
- Illinois Nursing Home Regulators Probed by the FBI


4/6/01
- California Attorney General Files Suit Against Nursing Home Chain



2/15/01
Good Morning America

Report on using "Granny Cams" to catch nursing home abuse on videotape


TIME
Magazine

Report - "Fatal Neglect"




7/30/01
- "Elderly Abused at 1 in 3 Nursing Homes" - ABC News


6/14/01
- Illinois Nursing Home Regulators Probed by the FBI


5/07/01-
Officials investigate deaths of three at nursing home


4/6/01
- California Attorney General Files Suit Against Nursing Home Chain


2/15/01

Good Morning America

Report on using "Granny Cams" to catch nursing home abuse on videotape


 


1997


Fatal Neglect - Time
Magazine
, 1997


 





bullet Nursing
Home Monitors Articles and Informational Pieces 

America’s Shame-The Epidemic of
Nursing Home Abuse:  Causes, Recognition, Prevention


Daily
Duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant 


Dial 911:  Nursing
Home Residents are Entitled to Police Protection


Ethical
Act by a Funeral Director Leads to Criminal Charges for Six



Good Practices for Families


Federal Laws Needed to Address
Abuse and Neglect