Nursing Home Liability and Elder Abuse

Revised Guidelines for Nursing Home Inspections

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new guidelines for nursing home inspections focus on improving the quality of life for nursing home patients.

Order Compelling Disclosure of Nursing Home Policies and Procedures

In this decision, Judge Hughes of the Richmond Circuit Court ordered a nursing home to provide the plaintiff with copies of its policies and procedures.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Library

Williamson Law’s online library of resources for victims of elder abuse and neglect at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Our library includes photographs and descriptions of bedsores, our paper on “Pressure Sores and the Law” which was presented to the Mid-Atlantic Wound Care Conference, and an update on changes in medical malpractice law in Virginia published in the Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association.

Pressure Sores and the Law

A paper presented by Tom Williamson, Jr. about the liability of nursing homes for pressure sores at the Mid Atlantic Wound Care Symposium. Williamsburg,Va. October 17, 1999.