|Nursing Home & Consumer Protection|
in a Nursing Home
||Bet Tzedek Legal Services of Los
Angeles delivers the best information on the Web about
residents rights in nursing homes under federal
law. Click on the following questions to find Bet
Must a nursing home help a resident to improve his or her condition?
How is a resident's nursing home care planned?
Is a nursing home excused from quality of care laws if the nursing home does not have enough employees to provide required care?
When can a nursing home evict a resident?
When can a nursing home resident receive visitors?
|Nursing Home Complaints||Nursing Home
Reports, created and maintained by Attorney Robert Bua,
lists numbers for contacting state nursing home ombudsmen
in over 500 programs nationwide.
|Elder Fraud Resources|
|National Fraud Information Center||The Elder Fraud
Project tells you how to protect yourself from marketing
scams and schemes aimed at the life savings of the
|Telemarketing Fraud||Part of the National Fraud
Information Center site, and well worth highlighting.
Learn how to evaluate a telemarketing call, and what to
do if you smell a rat.
|Health Products Fraud||The Administration on Aging
offers tips on how to avoid be taken in by scams
involving health care products aimed at the elderly.
|General Consumer Help Information|
|ConsumerNet||Articles, tips, links and help
lines organized by product category, from automobiles to
social issues. Offered by ConsumerNet, a California-based
consumer protection group.
|Federal Trade Commission||A world of fast, authoritative
information on consumer protection, including scams to
avoid and resources to assist those who have been conned.
Learn about the Bureau of Consumer Protection, how to
order the Consumer Resource Handbook and many other vital
facts from the FTC.
|National Consumer Law Center||Consumer information, brochures,
alerts and other help with a myriad of issues, including
problems with utilities, credit cards and other topics.
Includes search engine to locate information on
particular items or subjects.
|Consumer Literature from the U.S. General Services Administration||Online pamphlets and brochures
on a myriad of consumer topics, organized by product and
issue categories. Loads of information & fun
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