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Nursing Director Accused of Using Chemical Restraints on Elderly Residents

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer recently reported on a shocking story of elder abuse: allegations that the nursing director of a California nursing home restrained residents with powerful anti-psychotic drugs and that three patients died as a result of the drugs. The story notes that over-drugging is common nationwide and that these drugs are replacing the now illegal physical restraints. Read the full story by clicking on the link below:

http://abcnews.go.com/WN/abc-world-news-deadly-chemical-restraints-kill-california/story?id=9483981


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