NURSING HOME ADVOCACY PROJECT
Los Angeles, CA, USA..
The Nursing Home Advocacy Project Program has successfully:
-Introduced legislation to reform admissions and discharge practices by nursing homes and financial responsibility and billing practices.
-Brought awareness to nursing home patterns of noncompliance with state and federal regulations and prompted reform legislation
-Litigated against a national nursing home chain for fraudulent admissions contracts, which resulted in sweeping national changes.
Bet Tzedek has several popular publications to help seniors and their families such as:
-The Nursing Home Companion: If Only I Had Known: Misrepresentations Made by Nursing Homes.
-How to Get Care From a Residential Care Facility.
-Assisted Living Companion.
-The Caregiver Companion.
-Kinship Care Guide
The Nursing Home Advocacy Project represented seniors on issues such as:
-MediCare Insurace payments
-Quality of care
-Conservatorships and other long-term care issues
MORE PROGRAMS BY BET TZEDEK:
Caregiver Training Coalition Program - Legal services for Caregivers
Legal Services for Seniors in Los Angeles – Bet Tzedek Program
Kinship Care Legal Assistance for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program
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