New Nursing Home Abuse Law in Oklahoma

New Oklahoma Law Could Protect Seniors from Nursing Home Abuse A new law that went into effect on Saturday, March 1st, could help prevent nursing home abuse in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Long Term Care Security Act aims to cut down on nursing home abuse, which is rampant in the state, by performing national-level criminal background checks on potential employees, using fingerprints. The nursing … [Read more...]

Oklahoma Nursing Home Abuse Bill Stalls

New Nursing Home Abuse Prevention Bill Stalls in Committee, Elderly Reps Speak Out A new piece of proposed legislation to prevent nursing home abuse has stalled in committee in Oklahoma due to disagreements about details. "It's a complex bill," State Rep. David Dank said of House Bill 2901. "It deals with several different subjects, and we're going to get it right when we get it … [Read more...]