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submitted by Bria Lewis, Esq. The 2020 Presidential Election is fast approaching and many long-term care residents are at risk for not being able to cast a vote. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nursing homes and adult care facilities to have strict visitation policies. Therefore, family members, Ombudsman representatives, and other visitors that would assist…

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submitted by Lindsay Heckler, Esq. and Liam McMahon, Paralegal Call to action: use your voice to improve long-term care! There have been longstanding issues with transparency and communication on the guidance issued to nursing home and adult care facility providers by New York State and the New York State Department of Health. To assist the…

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submitted by Lindsay Heckler, Esq. While the ban on visitors has turned nursing home and assisted living residents and their families lives upside down, we want the following to be clear: residents still have rights. It has come to our attention that some nursing homes have been attempting to involuntary discharge/transfer residents to shelters, different…

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