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The Nursing Home Abuse Podcast

Examining the latest legal topics and news facing families whose loved ones have been injured in a nursing home. Hosted by lawyers Rob Schenk and Will Smith of Schenk Smith LLC.
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Now displaying: July, 2018
Jul 30, 2018

Sepsis is a life threatening medical condition that can lead to septic shock and death.  It can occur in nursing homes as a complication of bedsores and catheterization, and must be avoided.  In today's episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss sepsis in nursing homes and how it can be treated and prevented with guest Dr. Imrana Malik, Global Sepsis Alliance Advance Coordinator.

Jul 23, 2018

Care and policy involving older people is an active area of regulation and legislation with many policy advocates.   One way of influencing policy is through regulation-related litigation. In today's episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss litigation advocacy and current regulations affecting older people with guest Iris Gonzalez, Senior Attorney for AARP Foundation.

Jul 16, 2018

Autopsies can be performed by private companies when a cause of death is ambiguous or unknown and needs to be known by family members of the deceased.  This is often important for legal cases and closure regarding a loved one’s death. In today's episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss private autopsies and when they are performed with guest Dr. Virginia Richards of Greenwich Forensic MD.

Jul 9, 2018

Setting out to find a nursing home is a big decision with a lot of factors.  Cost and quality of care are paramount and finding the right nursing home for your loved one requires a lot of research.  In today's episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss how to research and find a nursing home with guest Jeff Bird, President of Parkview Aging Services.

Jul 2, 2018

Wandering and elopement are difficult problems that older people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease face.  Caretakers are needed who understand the life threatening nature of these diseases and how to keep those they care for safe.  In today's episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss wandering and elopement prevention with guest Gene Saunders, CEO of Project Lifesaver International.

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