2015 (15)
Defining and Recognizing Neglect in Nursing Homes (April 23, 2015)

Date: 04/23/2015

Featuring: Diana Rhodes - Cheyenne, WY

Neglect in a nursing home can be in many forms.  By law, a nursing home must have sufficient staff and resources to ensure each resident receives and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.  Failure to meet this standard is neglect.  Diana will explore the various types of neglect in a nursing home, and how to determine whether neglect occurred - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf

Neglect in a nursing home can be in many forms. By law, a nursing home must have sufficient staff and resources to ensure each resident receives and the
facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. Failure to meet this standard is neglect. Diana will explore the various types of neglect in a nursing home, and how to determine whether neglect occurred.

Topic Summary: Neglect in a nursing home can be in many forms.  By law, a nursing home must have sufficient staff and resources to ensure each resident receives and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.  Failure to meet this standard is neglect.  Diana will explore the various types of neglect in a nursing home, and how to determine whether neglect occurred.  - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf
Topic Summary: Neglect in a nursing home can be in many forms.  By law, a nursing home must have sufficient staff and resources to ensure each resident receives and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.  Failure to meet this standard is neglect.  Diana will explore the various types of neglect in a nursing home, and how to determine whether neglect occurred.  - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf
Topic Summary: Neglect in a nursing home can be in many forms.  By law, a nursing home must have sufficient staff and resources to ensure each resident receives and the facility must provide the necessary care and services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.  Failure to meet this standard is neglect.  Diana will explore the various types of neglect in a nursing home, and how to determine whether neglect occurred.  - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf

About Your Speaker

Diana Rhodes, of Rhodes Law Firm, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming, represents Plaintiffs, and specializes in elder abuse/neglect in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as catastrophic injuries, brain injuries, and medical malpractice.   She has also represented physicians for improper denial of hospital staff privileges.   Diana is licensed in Colorado and Wyoming, and has had trials in both states.  Ms. Rhodes’ background includes 15 years of experience in patient care and in administration of hospitals and healthcare facilities, including nursing homes, and has practiced law for 24 years.   She authored “Consent Manual & Guidelines for the Release of Medical Records,” for Wyoming hospitals, physicians’ offices, and healthcare facilities.  (Copyright 1998)  Ms. Rhodes is a Past President and current Board member of WTLA, a member of the Wyoming State Bar, Colorado TLA, AAJ, and Fellow - Litigation Counsel of America.  Ms. Rhodes also serves as a Board Member of the Wyoming Guardianship Corporation in Cheyenne.

Diana Rhodes, of Rhodes Law Firm, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming, represents Plaintiffs, and specializes in elder abuse/neglect in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as catastrophic injuries, brain injuries, and medical malpractice.   She has also represented physicians for improper denial of hospital staff privileges.   Diana is licensed in Colorado and Wyoming, and has had trials in both states.  Ms. Rhodes’ background includes 15 years of experience in patient care and in administration of hospitals and healthcare facilities, including nursing homes, and has practiced law for 24 years.   She authored "Consent Manual & Guidelines for the Release of Medical Records," for Wyoming hospitals, physicians’ offices, and healthcare facilities.  (Copyright 1998)  Ms. Rhodes is a Past President and current Board member of WTLA, a member of the Wyoming State Bar, Colorado TLA, AAJ, and Fellow - Litigation Counsel of America.  Ms. Rhodes also serves as a Board Member of the Wyoming Guardianship Corporation in Cheyenne.  - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf
Diana Rhodes, of Rhodes Law Firm, LLC in Cheyenne, Wyoming, represents Plaintiffs, and specializes in elder abuse/neglect in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as catastrophic injuries, brain injuries, and medical malpractice.   She has also represented physicians for improper denial of hospital staff privileges.   Diana is licensed in Colorado and Wyoming, and has had trials in both states.  Ms. Rhodes’ background includes 15 years of experience in patient care and in administration of hospitals and healthcare facilities, including nursing homes, and has practiced law for 24 years.   She authored "Consent Manual & Guidelines for the Release of Medical Records," for Wyoming hospitals, physicians’ offices, and healthcare facilities.  (Copyright 1998)  Ms. Rhodes is a Past President and current Board member of WTLA, a member of the Wyoming State Bar, Colorado TLA, AAJ, and Fellow - Litigation Counsel of America.  Ms. Rhodes also serves as a Board Member of the Wyoming Guardianship Corporation in Cheyenne.  - See more at: https://www.wytla.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=18601#sthash.H5KtaeNs.dpuf