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"NURSING HOME ADVOCACY PROJECT" PROGRAM

WHAT Legal protection against abuse and neglect of seniors in nursing homes and other facilities by providing advice, education, advocacy, and litigation.
WHYTo be a source for senior justice and legal assistance.
WHEREBet Tzedek – The House of Justice.
Los Angeles, CA, USA..


Program Description

The "Nursing Home Advocacy Project" Program has successfully:

-Introduced legislation to reform admissions and discharge practices by nursing homes and financial responsibility and billing practices.
-Brought awareness to nursing home patterns of noncompliance with state and federal regulations and prompted reform legislation
-Litigated against a national nursing home chain for fraudulent admissions contracts, which resulted in sweeping national changes.

Bet Tzedek has several popular publications to help seniors and their families such as:

-The Nursing Home Companion: If Only I Had Known: Misrepresentations Made by Nursing Homes -How to Get Care From a Residential Care Facility
-Assisted Living Companion
-The Caregiver Companion
-Kinship Care Guide

The "Nursing Home Advocacy Project" Program represented seniors on issues such as:

-Home eviction
-MediCare Insurace payments
-Quality of care
-Illegal transfers
-Liability waivers
-Conservatorships and other long-term care issues
source: bettzedek.org

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- "Caregiver Training Coalition" Program - Legal services for Caregivers"
- "Legal Services for Seniors in Los Angeles – Bet Tzedek" Program
- "Kinship Care Legal Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" Program

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