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Q: I worked as a CNA at a nursing home and, due to misunderstandings, transferred a client wrong. What should I do?

As I mentioned above, I worked at a nursing home that did both long term care and rehab. Although my three days of training were in long term, I was moved to rehab, which is where I became comfortable and is where I had worked for almost half a year. Then, one day in the morning, I was moved over... View More

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
answered on Mar 20, 2017

Based on your facts, I do not see how a neglect charge reach trial. You should contact a criminal law attorney. In the alternative, you likely qualify for a public defender.

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Q: What about my moms rights ? They won't even let me see my mom in nursing home

Social services is her guardian...he said this Is his first elderly case..I was taking Care of her from rubbing cream on her legs at night for pain to tucking her into bed and helping her get dressed for 2months I have a spotless record never been in trouble I'm 27 Also..after he took my mom... View More

Ben F Meek III
Ben F Meek III
answered on Feb 12, 2017

You need to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. If you can't afford one, contact legal aid organizations in your area. You might also contact the state bar association where you live and ask about pro bono services. Human services didn't get involved for no reason but that... View More

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Q: Can a nursing home tell family that they cant come see their family
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
answered on Jan 25, 2016

Yes and no. A nursing home can restrict access or prevent access at the request of the person being cared for (assuming they do not have impaired judgment), but they cannot wholly bar access without consent of the person in care or a compelling medical reason (e.g. contagious disease). If you... View More

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