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:
Be alert to signs that a family member in a nursing home is being neglected. If you have questions about the care they are receiving, contact the attorney team at Michael J. O’Connor & Associates for a free consultation.