CA Judge: Nursing Homes Can’t Make Medical Decisions

By Wesley J. Smith This is very good. A California judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional to permit nursing homes to make medical decision on behalf of their incompetent patients. From the Kaiser Health News story: A California law allowing nursing homes to make medical decisions on behalf of certain mentally incompetent residents is …

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Elderly “Not Safe” in Scottish Hospitals, Shorter Waits for Grave Than Long Term Care in Ontario

By Wesley J. Smith The UK’s health system continues its implosion. We have already seen the stories exposing the poor care the elderly receive in England.  And now, the Scottish Nurses Association has charged that the elderly aren’t safe in Scottish hospitals. From the Scotsman story: OLDER patients are ‘not safe’ on hospital wards in …

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