Elder Care Abuse. Legal news and articles for April 20 - 26, 2017

Ombudsman praises report on state's elder care complaint databaseState's failure to expose elder abuse needs immediate correction: EditorialKatherine Jackson update: Judge dismisses elder abuse lawsuit against nephewThousands Of Elder Abuse Reports ever Investigated In Person ...Katherine Jackson dismisses elder abuse case against nephewCaregiver pleads no contest to elder abuse in case of mummified remainsElder abuse and poor care: The real issue (Guest opinion ...When adult children abuse their parents - The Irish TimesSexual abuse in nursing homes, care facilities is little-discussed ...America's hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilitiesAmerica's hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilitiesFirst-Impression Ruling on Elder Abuse Reporters' Testimony StandsGood Morning, News: Abusive Elder-Care Homes, Terror in Paris, and Doug Brown Doesn't Buy Antiques11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...Attorney General Xavier Becerra: Walgreens Settles $9.8 Million Whistleblower Case

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Ferguson, Goodman legislation to combat vulnerable adult abuse passes legislature
The IndependentApril 11, 2017

Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland, to improve tools for prosecuting the most common forms of elder abuse. Goodman has been working to get ... “Those who can no longer care for themselves are at risk of abuse and exploitation. This bill will help ensure that ...more »

Task Force Fights Back Against Elder Financial Abuse
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)April 16, 2017

It's opened to anybody who is a victim of financial exploitation, not just long-term care patients.”A 2011 MetLife study of elder financial abuse found most victims were between the ages of 80 and 89, lived alone, “and required some level of help with ...more »

Elder Care Abuse. News and Stories

Ombudsman praises report on state's elder care complaint database
OregonLive.comApril 26, 2017

The news organization's searchable database includes nearly 8,000 complaints of substandard care that aren't on a separate abuse complaint database by Oregon Department of Human Services. Ombudsman Fred Steele said he will add a link to the more ...more »

State's failure to expose elder abuse needs immediate correction: Editorial
OregonLive.comApril 26, 2017

Few choices can be as wrenching as shopping for a care facility for an aging parent. The homes are expensive - but, if resources are available, who balks when it's a mom or a dad with increasing needs? Worse, the emotional challenge of the elder in ...more »

Katherine Jackson update: Judge dismisses elder abuse lawsuit against nephew
CrimeOnlineApril 26, 2017

“Trent made himself a care custodian of Mrs. Jackson to control her every move…….Constant, sometimes subtle, emotional abuse was effective in making Mrs. Jackson confused and unsure of what was happening to her. She is clear now and scared for her ...more »

Thousands Of Elder Abuse Reports ever Investigated In Person ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCOApril 26, 2017

Leaders admitted to Jennifer Mayerle: They're overwhelmed as the number of complaints far outpaces last year.more »

Katherine Jackson dismisses elder abuse case against nephew
Music NewsApril 26, 2017

Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson has dismissed her elder abuse case against her caretaker nephew. The 86-year-old obtained a temporary restraining order against Trent Jackson, who worked as her driver and looked after her finances and ...more »

Caregiver pleads no contest to elder abuse in case of mummified remains
Santa Rosa Press DemocratApril 26, 2017

A former caregiver who lived in an apartment with the decaying remains of her client for at least a month before the grisly scene was discovered has pleaded no contest to felony elder abuse. Lori Diane Fiorentino, 56, faces a maximum of four years in ...more »

Elder abuse and poor care: The real issue (Guest opinion ...
OregonLive.comApril 24, 2017

At the Department of Human Services, Aging & People with Disabilities program, we work tirelessly to protect Oregonians and to work with providers to ensure ...more »

When adult children abuse their parents - The Irish Times
Irish TimesApril 24, 2017

Psychological and financial abuse of older people are on the increase.more »

Sexual abuse in nursing homes, care facilities is little-discussed ...
Miami HeraldApril 23, 2017

Sexual abuse of residents in nursing homes, assisted-living centers and long-term care facilities hides behind apathy, our reluctance to get involved, faulty ...more »

America's hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilities
Sacramento BeeApril 23, 2017

Yet inspection reports, regulatory notices and court documents describe many instances of sexual abuse of long-term care residents. ... One Missouri bill would require long-term care facilities to report suspected abuse to law enforcement. But Chad ...more »

America's hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilities
Kansas City StarApril 23, 2017

In five years, Missouri had revoked licenses for only eight other long-term care facilities, said Dean Linneman, director of regulation and licensure within the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. “This was something very egregious and ...more »

First-Impression Ruling on Elder Abuse Reporters' Testimony Stands
The Legal IntelligencerApril 22, 2017

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court won't disturb a first-impression Superior Court ruling that said the Older Adults Protective Services Act does not prevent individuals who report elder abuse from testifying in subsequent civil litigation. ... William J ...more »

Good Morning, News: Abusive Elder-Care Homes, Terror in Paris, and Doug Brown Doesn't Buy Antiques
The Portland Mercury (blog)April 21, 2017

Sunday's Front Page, Today: The O has a strong series out, in which it reports that a state-run website that purports to give consumers a look at the safety of Oregon elder-care homes actually leaves out thousands of substantiated reports of abuse and ...more »

11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...
OregonLive.comApril 21, 2017

A taxpayer-funded website to help consumers choose care for aging loved ones conceals thousands of complaints of substandard care, all of them validated by ...more »

Attorney General Xavier Becerra: Walgreens Settles $9.8 Million Whistleblower Case
Highland Community News (subscription)April 20, 2017

Members of the public who have information concerning Medi‑Cal fraud or elder abuse in nursing homes or other residential care facilities are urged to call BMFEA's hotline at (800) 722‑0432 or visit the Attorney General's website at https://oag.ca.gov ...more »

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