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Other Resources to Help You and Your Family Learn Your Rights About Nursing Home Abuse

Knowing your rights is the first step you can take to help you and your family cope with nursing home abuse and neglect.
The MattLaw® team is here for you.  We know that our best clients take their families’ loss seriously and they want to know more about their rights.

We hope that the additional information that follows will help guide you through this difficult quest for justice.

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Other Resources To Help You and Your Family Learn Your Rights About Nursing Home Abuse
Chapter #37: More Florida Help About Nursing Home Abuse

Florida Laws and Regulations Regarding Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities

Florida Nursing Home Statutes:

http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0400-0499/0400/0400.html

Minimum Standards for Nursing Homes in Florida:

https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ChapterHome.asp?Chapter=59a-4

State Operations Manual Appendix PP – Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities  Table of Contents (Rev.  211, 02-03-23) (under Nursing Home Regulations and Guidance; this Manual includes a list of OBRA regulations and guidance pertaining to nursing homes which can be found at 42 CFR Part 483, Subpart B, Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities)

https://www.cms.gov/medicare/provider-enrollment-and-certification/guidanceforlawsandregulations/downloads/appendix-pp-state-operations-manual.pdf

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Nursing Homes:
https://ahca.myflorida.com/health-care-policy-and-oversight/bureau-of-health-facility-regulation/long-term-care-services-unit/nursing-homes

Florida Agency For Health Care Administration Assisted Living Facility:

https://ahca.myflorida.com/health-care-policy-and-oversight/bureau-of-health-facility-regulation/assisted-living-unit/assisted-living-facility

Florida Laws Protect Our Elderly Population

Learning more about your rights is important, and we share the latest and most updated information you might want to know to protect your loved ones who may be in an assisted living facility or nursing home.

If you have more questions, please reach out to us at MattLaw®.

Other Resources To Help You and Your Family Learn Your Rights About Nursing Home Abuse
Chapter #38: More Georgia Help About Nursing Home Abuse

Georgia Laws and Regulations Regarding Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

The 2022 Georgia Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities includes O.C.G.A.  Sections 31-8-100 to 31-8-127

https://law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2015/title-31/chapter-8/article-5

Georgia Assisted Living Facility and Nursing Home Regulations:

https://dch.georgia.gov/sites/dch.georgia.gov/files/ALC%2052018.pdf

Georgia Department of Community Health: Facility Regulation, Rules and Regulations, and Assisted Living Communities:

https://dch.georgia.gov/divisionsoffices/hfrd/hfrd-laws-regulations

Georgia Secretary of State for Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Subject 111-8-62, Personal Care Homes:

https://rules.sos.ga.gov/gac/111-8-62

Georgia Statutes Regarding the Care of Residents in Assisted Living Facilities: including the 2022 version of O.C.G.A.  Sections 31-8-131, 31-8-133, 30-5-1-10, 30-8-3, 31-7-3.2, and 31-21-1, can be found at

https://law.justia.com/codes/georgia/2022/

Georgia has good laws to protect our elderly from nursing home abuse.

Please take the time to check out the resources to help our nursing home residents have a high quality of life, free from neglect and abuse.

If you have more questions, please reach out to us at MattLaw® at 813-222-2222 for a free confidential consultation.

Other Resources to Help You and Your Family Learn Your Rights About Nursing Home Abuse
Chapter #39: Federal Help For Nursing Home Abuse

Federal Laws and Regulations Regarding Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

Federal Regulations That Apply to Skilled Nursing Facilities Nationwide:

Federal Regulations that apply to skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes that accept Medicare and/or Medicaid residents) nationwide are found in CFR Part 483, Subpart B, Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities.   A link to the National Archives’ website on this part of the Code of Federal Regulations can be found at:

https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-42/chapter-IV/subchapter-G/part-483/subpart-B?toc=1

More Help With Your Nursing Home Abuse Questions

Do I need a nursing home abuse attorney?

What should I do when I suspect nursing home abuse?

If you have witnessed any of the above, don’t wait! Contact the nursing home abuse attorneys at MattLaw® for a free, confidential, no obligation consultation and learn about your legal rights.  Your free, no obligation consultation includes a legal claim evaluation performed by lawyers who focus on complex nursing home cases.  If we can help you and your family, we will do so on a contingency fee basis, meaning that there are no up front costs or fees for our services.  We only get paid if we make a recovery in your case.

However, keep in mind there are strict time limits to bring a claim, or else you will forever waive your right to hold accountable those who have inflicted abuse.  Don’t delay — call us today at (813) 222-2222.

 

 

What you and your family should know if you suspect a loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse