What to Know & Do If a Nursing Home Client Develops Bed Sores

January 25th, 2016 | News | 0 Comment

I have been practicing law in the area of elder abuse and neglect for the past 15 years. My firm is now devoted exclusively to this area. I am pleased to share practice tips in this quarterly column with NYNAELA members. Since 75% of the calls my firm receives involve bed sores suffered by nursing home residents, I thought bed sores would be a fitting first subject. What exactly are bed sores? Bed sores, also known as Pressure Ulcers or Decubitus Ulcers are areas ...

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Listen to Deborah’s Interview on the Pay It Forward Radio Show

January 25th, 2016 | News | 0 Comment

If you have an elderly loved one who might be hospitalized or in a nursing home, this interview with attorney Deb Truhowsky is a must for you. Learn about all the signs you can look out for to determine if your loved one has been mishandled and learn the steps to be taken to address the situation if necessary. Ms. Truhowsky also shares some great business tips. You can listen to the podcast below or download the entire podcast episode here on Toginet ...

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Elder Neglect & Abuse: A Look Inside a Devastating Problem

November 4th, 2015 | News | 0 Comment

Read Deborah’s interview in B&H Wealth Management on the devastating problem of elder neglect & abuse in nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living facilities. Keep ...

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Hear Deborah’s Testimony At The Public Hearing For Assemblyman Richard Gottfried

September 14th, 2015 | News | 0 Comment

Each day in New York State, nearly one in five nursing home residents is medicated with powerful and dangerous antipsychotic drugs as a form of chemical restraint, according to data from the federal Nursing Home Compare website. A recent report by the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC), an advocacy group for the elderly and disabled, shows alarming above - average antipsychotic drug usage rates in some regions of the state and in many nursing homes. ...

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