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Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Nursing Home Abuse

Good article on the reality and abuse that exists within nursing homes and  how few cases come to light or are prosecuted.

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The article, Failing care: Abuses in nursing homes seldom get reported to police, by Nicole C. Brambila states

“When employees at a ManorCare facility in Pottsville walked in on what appeared to be a resident sexually assaulting an impaired resident last year, they reported it to their supervisors.

After two days passed without any action, someone left an anonymous tip with Pottsville police that resulted in the arrest of Thomas R. Brough, 60, on charges of indecent assault on a person with a mental disability.

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If convicted, Brough could receive up to five years in prison.Despite federal laws requiring nursing homes to report even the suspicion of a crime against residents, a Reading Eagle review of state inspections found cases like Brough, who later confessed the assault to police, frequently go unreported to law enforcement.

Among the findings:

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