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Would These 3 Steps Prevent Elder Abuse?

We know what safe, gentle, patient, compassionate care looks like and there are many organizations that promote a vision/mission that includes a description.  When examples of abuse hit the mainstream, as with this news report video from Spring 2013 and … Continue reading

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Can a Regulation to Report Suspected Abuse Give Us a False Sense of Security?

At first glance, a regulation that requires healthcare professionals,  para professionals and support staff to report suspected patient abuse seems like a sound practice  to ensure safe patient care.  And really, who can argue against reporting suspected abuse of patients? … Continue reading

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