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Industry Updates:
Illinois Appellate Court Rules Nursing Facilities Cannot Determine Sexual Consent

Cognitively impaired residents cannot consent; learn from this facility’s “immediate jeopardy” citation. Sexual consent in nursing facilities is often a taboo subject for everyone — for residents, for resident families, for staff, and for anyone who has a stake in facility liability. Though the subject was already taboo, a recent ruling by an Illinois Appellate Court, which sided with the [...]

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