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Why Are Nursing Homes Evicting People With Disabilities?

It’s spreading across the nation and there is very little we can do about it. Nursing homes are evicting “difficult” residents, despite courtroom intervention, and now many experts believe we are on the verge of a new nursing home eviction epidemic. Is there anything we can do to stop it? Why Are Nursing Homes Evicting People With Disabilities? The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program says that nursing home discharge and eviction complaints have risen by 57 percent since 2000, and the problem is only getting worse. Reports of adult-care facilities transferring patients have been coming in from all across the US, and although these facilities can only evict people who endanger others or can’t be kept safe, many experts believe that nursing homes are getting rid of residents who don’t fit that description. The Long Term Care Community Coalition is part of a growing number of advocacy groups accusing nursing homes…
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