Tag: japan nursing homes

For Profit Nursing Homes Worse?

You must read this New York Times article from Sunday, September 23. It complements other writing on the topic that shows how for profit long term care providers create such a complex corporate legal structure that it is nearly impossible to identify, let alone sue, ownership. It shows how so...

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Grandma Gets Abused in Japan

Thousands of elderly people are abused at home by relatives in Japan, news reports said Saturday, as the country faces a rapidly aging population. More than 12,600 cases of elderly abuse were reported in 2006, almost all of them at home, according to the Health and Welfare Ministry survey released...

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