It is illegal to use physical restraints in a Tennessee Nursing Home without legitimate medical reasoning and oversight. This makes obvious sense. You don’t just tie someone down because it would make it easier to take care of them. However, what most people don’t know is that some poorly operated nursing homes can restrain people with medication. Of course, this can be just as cruel as a physical restraint.
Recently, I was interviewed regarding some disturbing statistics on over medicating Nursing Home Residents. You can watch the interview below:
If you have a question or concern regarding Tennessee Nursing Home Care, feel free to contact one of our Medical Malpractice or Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers.