Annapolis, MD asked in Nursing Home Abuse for Maryland

Q: Are there limitations to the rights that nursing home residents have? Does it vary based on the individual nursing home?

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Vadim A. Mzhen
Vadim A. Mzhen
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  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
  • Owings Mills, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: I am not sure what specific rights your question addresses. Generally speaking, a nursing home resident has the right to be provided with nursing care that meets the accepted standard of care for nursing facilities. Whether that standard of care is violated depends on the specific facts of every situation.

Ronald V. Miller Jr.
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
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  • Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The rights are set for by law in the Nursing Home Bill of Rights and by the resident's contact with the insured. If you tell us the specific issue at play, we could probably better help you.

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