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Author O'Reilly, James T., 1947-
Title Protecting elders from harm / by James T. O'Reilly.
Publication Info. [Eagan, Minn.] : Thomson Reuters, c2013.
Edition 2nd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library  KF 1257 .O727 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xvii, 135, 7 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Legal almanac series. Thomson Reuters' law for the layperson.
Note Previous edition has title: How to protect elders from harm, published by Oceana, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-135) and index.
Contents Understanding the risks to the safety of elders -- Will anyone help my parents? -- How does government protect elders against risk? -- Remedies for injury at home -- Traffic related risks of harm -- Hospital related harms -- Nursing home risks of harm -- Remedies for home & assisted living healthcare risks -- Medication issues for elders -- Protecting elders from financial harms & thefts -- Abuse and assault -- When to choose which tactic to respond to the harm? -- When should we settle? -- Managing the interaction with government officials.
Subject Personal injuries -- United States -- Popular works.
Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Popular works.
Remedies (Law) -- United States -- Popular works.
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States -- Popular works.
Older people -- Care -- United States -- Popular works.
Added Title How to protect elders from harm.
ISBN 9780314621818 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0314621814 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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