Recently, Clay M. Greene, a
78-year-old gay man from Sebastopol, CA., filed a lawsuit against Sonoma County,
accusing the County of, among other claims, elder abuse, elder financial abuse,
and violation of the Patient's Bill of Rights. Mr. Greene filed the lawsuit
after the County allegedly isolated...
By Linda K. Chen *
* J.D. Candidate, Santa Clara School of Law,
Excerpt from Eradicating Elder Abuse in California Nursing
Homes, 52 Santa Clara L. Rev. 213 (2012)
For weeks, three certified nursing assistants (CNAs) at a California nursing
home physically assaulted and sexually...