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Nursing Home Policies on Visitation and Required Vaccinations: Why some nursing homes are not requiring their staff to be vaccinated

By Jeffrey J. Downey, nursing home attorney serving Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia I’ve written before on the continuing actions by nursing homes and their corporate heads on how during the pandemic, they have used every possible method to ensure that profitability, not care for its patients, remains the top priority. And in … Read more →

Watch List: St. Elizabeth Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

FOIA Data Base – The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey, serving clients in Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland If you have been injured in a nursing home or assisted living facility, call the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey for a free consultation. Phone: 703-564-7318; email: jdowney@jeffdowney.com St. Elizabeth Rehabilitation and Nursing Center 3320 … Read more →

California Jury Sends $20 Million Message to For-Profit Nursing Homes

By Attorney Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C., serving Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC Sometimes I feel I’m on a treadmill, reading about the latest attempts by corporations avoid accountability regarding negligence occurring at their nursing home facilities.  Yet there are moments that show justice does prevail in the courtroom against the nursing home industry. According to … Read more →

Law Enforcement Agencies In Our Region Receive Training on dealing with Individuals who have Alzheimer’s, Dementia, or Autism

By Jeffrey J. Downey, nursing home abuse attorney serving Maryland, Virginia, and the Districtof Columbia In their daily work, law enforcement agencies across the country encounter individuals with mental acuity disabilities at least 50 percent of their active-duty time. Specific disabilities, such as Alzheimer’s dementia, and autism pose greater challenges, and call for more detailed … Read more →

Watch List: Woodmore House

FOIA Data Base – The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey, serving clients in Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland If you have been injured in a nursing home or assisted living facility, call the Law Office of Jeffrey J. Downey for a free consultation. Phone: 703-564-7318; email: jdowney@jeffdowney.com Woodmore House 1717 Largo Road Upper Marlboro, … Read more →

We Need to Fight Ageism in America

By Jeffrey J. Downey, P.C., attorney serving in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia Ok, Boomer. Geezer.  Geriatric.  These are terms that I heard when I was younger, and now that I am at that age where my parents in my eyes were…I am now a part of that group.  And I experience what … Read more →

New Artificial Predictive Tools For Identifying Sepsis May Not Be Any Better Than Human Touch From Doctors and Clinicians

As our senior population increases in numbers, hospitals across the country are turning to technology in order to treat patients with sepsis.  It is for this reason that hospitals are relying on predictive tools.  However, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) raises doubt as to their accuracy. What … Read more →