Guest Column

Opinion: COVID-19 magnifies nursing home isolation

By , Guest Columnist Published: July 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Cameron Jehl
Guest Columnist

Cameron Jehl

Cameron Jehl, founder of Jehl Law Group, has focused his practice on elder abuse and neglect since 1999. He is licensed in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.


Normally, in-person visits allow for firsthand observation of possible signs of abuse and neglect at nursing homes or assisted living facilities. This new normal of reduced social contact impairs the ability to ensure residents are living in a safe environment.


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