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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: November, 2018
Nov 26, 2018

Sexual abuse is non-consensual sexual contact by one person upon another. Sexual abuse is a form of elder abuse that frequently goes underreported, under-investigated, and unnoticed. In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss the signs of sexual abuse and how to uncover when it may be occurring to a loved one.

Nov 19, 2018

Minimum Data Sets are taken whenever a resident is admitted or discharged from a nursing home. They are important records that follow a resident to indicate their needs.  In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss nursing home minimum data sets and their role in nursing home care with guest Margo Craig, a legal nurse consultant with Sentry Medical Legal Services.

Nov 12, 2018

Slings and lifts in nursing homes are used to move residents when necessary, however they can fail causing injury and even death.  In today’s episode, attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith discuss how slings and lifts are used in nursing homes and their failure rates with guest Teresa Boynton, a clinical consultant at Hill-Rom.

Nov 5, 2018

Arbitration is the preferred dispute resolution method of nursing homes across the country. Arbitration is an alternative to the 7th Amendment right to a civil trial by jury and is almost always binding without the possibility of appeal. In In today’s episode, live, from the Consumer Voice conference, Will Smith talks about why arbitration is bad for the average nursing home resident and good for the average nursing home owner.

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