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CMS adds new alert for nursing homes accused of abuse, neglect

FROM POLITICO October 8, 2019 CMS adds new alert for nursing homes accused of abuse, neglect. Starting Oct. 23, the online tool consumers use to compare nursing homes will include a “consumer alert icon” next to nursing homes cited for incidents of abuse, neglect or exploitation, POLITICO’s Rachel Roubein reports. The agency says it’s aiming… Read more »


Read the October ’19 CAPE Newsletter Here

Read the CAPE Newsletter here. CAPE:  The Coalition for Abuse Prevention of the Elderly (CAPE) is a collaborative effort of citizens, agencies, and businesses in Fairfield County, who champion the safety and well-being of older adults. The group aims to prevent abuse and help victims through advocacy, awareness, and professional training and support. The group was started with… Read more »


NCLER Training for the Month of October

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) is presenting two free webcasts in the month of October: On October 8th, a webcast on “Issues at the Intersection of Social Security and Medicare,” presented by Georgia Burke and Trinh Phan of Justice in Aging. You can find more information and register here. On October 16th,… Read more »


The Federal Government Expands its Anti-Fraud Initiative

“U.S. Social Security Administration and Social Security’s Office of the Inspector General announced the expansion of their successful anti-fraud initiative”. Learn more by reading “Social Security Matters” here.


2019 Coalition for Elder Justice in CT Symposium: VOICES United

This year’s Symposium is being held in conjunction with the VOICES Forum, for the first time together providing Connecticut’s nursing home residents and leading Elder Justice partners with the opportunity to meet and discuss issues affecting older adults. When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm Where:  Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville,… Read more »


Elder Abuse Case Conference: September 12th in Bridgeport

CAPE is excited to announce a new bi-annual forum for professionals to address elder abuse by case review. Join your colleagues as we share challenging cases and work through resources and interventions together.  Professional privacy will be strictly enforced.  RSVP by September 9th.  CEUs are available for Social Workers. Thursday, September 12th from 8:30am –… Read more »


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