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Elopement in Residential Facilities

By Tracy Davis
Expert Article

In supervised care environments, the term “elopement” describes when a patient or resident leaves the premises without authorization and/or necessary supervision. If elopement occurs, the…

Sexual Abuse at Organizational Facilities

By Lisa A. Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I.
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Sexual violence transcends age and organizational settings. It can occur with young children, older children, individuals with disabilities, and with elderly adults. Studies suggest that 12-40 percent…

Hospital Bed Components & Safety

By Christian H. Mongrain, PT, DPT, HEM
Expert Overview

Hospital beds are designed and constructed to provide safety, comfort, and mobility for a broad range of patients with varying conditions and treatment plans. While the adaptability and versatility of…

Dietary Restrictions & Food Safety in Managed Care Settings

By Robson Forensic
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In this article, the supervision, health care, and education experts at Robson Forensic provide an overview on the standard of care for providing food and fluid to individuals with dietary…

Nursing Home Standard of Care

By Robson Forensic
Expert Article

In this article, the health care experts discuss nursing home neglect. The purpose of this article is to define neglect and its key components, explain the responsibility for a facility to investigate…

Health Care Adverse Event Investigations

By Robson Forensic
Expert Article

In this article, the health care experts discuss the process by which adverse medical events are evaluated by medical professionals and forensic experts. The article describes the concept of an…

Plans of Care: Discussing Supervision Standards of Care

By Lisa A. Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I.
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In this article, supervised care expert, Dr. Lisa Thorsen broadly discusses Plans of Care as they apply across a range of supervised care environments. The experts at Robson Forensic are regularly…

Forensic Document Analysis in Elder Care Disputes

By Mark Songer
Expert Article

In this article, forensic document examiner, Mark Songer discusses the role of document analysis in elder care disputes. He provides relevant data on the scope of the problem and outlines his…

Sexual Abuse & Organizational Conduct

By Lisa A. Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I.
Expert Article

In this article, supervised care expert, Lisa A. Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I., introduces the framework by which organizations establish the policies and procedures to stem sexual abuse. The…