Dementia care and resident’s rights

From The Nursing Home Abuse Podcast: For More Info, Go Here…

Dementia is a broad disorder that affects not just memory, but cognition and behavior. According to some recent studies, nearly 15% of the senior community over 70 live with dementia, with nearly half of those living in nursing homes.

As such, skilled nursing facilities must be able to properly care for these vulnerable residents.

In this week’s episode, nursing home abuse lawyers Rob Schenk and Will Smith welcome guest Professor Rhonda Nay @RhondaMNay of La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia to talk about caring for nursing home residents living with dementia.

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