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Ladies Home Journal authors several pieces on nursing home abuse in June 2006 issue

In their June 2006 issue, the Ladies Home Journal discusses the alarmingly low quality of care in the nation’s nursing homes by illustrating the ill effects through personal interest stories. Specifically, one woman’s story discusses how she was banned from her mother’s nursing home for complaining about the inadequate care her mother received. The woman was only reunited with her mother for 2 months before her mother’s death when she was transferred to a hospital and on life support.

The article provides shocking statistics as well as helpful tips on the right way to complain, a petition citizens can sign to improve nursing home care, and a new concept for long term care developed by the Green House Project.

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