Community Involvement in Combating Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment in Nursing Homes

June 1983 | Pamela Doty, Ellen Wahl Sullivan

The existing system of nursing home regulation is often inadequate to deal with many aspects of patients’ rights violations. Alternative community-involvement strategies to protect aged and disabled residents are explored. These new methods of reporting and investigating violations can be effective when combined with prudent sanctions.

Author(s): Pamela Doty; Ellen Wahl Sullivan

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Volume 61, Issue 2 (pages 222–251)
Published in 1983