Nursing Home Discharge Prevention

Report Reveals Discharges of Elderly Nursing Home Residents to New York City Homeless Shelters Against Their Will

Often lacking legal representation to defend themselves, elderly residents are being discharged from nursing homes directly into homeless shelters illegally and against their will without adequate due process. For a vulnerable nursing home resident with medical needs, the prospect of an involuntary discharge to a homeless shelter can be terrifying – especially during the devasting …