Attorney Jonathan Rosenfeld Discusses Nursing Home Violence In AARP Article

Attorney Jonathan RosenfeldChicago nursing home attorney, Jonathan Rosenfeld, recently discussed the escalation of violence in nursing homes in a recent AARP article, ‘Outrage: Murder in the Nursing home, Budget woes prompt placement of sometimes-violent mentally ill in ling-term care.”

In addition to financial pressure to keep facilities operating at a maximum capacity, many mentally disabled people are forced into nursing homes simply due to a lack of other alternatives. Unfortunately, as we have discussed, when the mentally disabled are placed in a nursing home the results can be tragic.

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