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“Danger From Within? Sex Offenders in Long-Term Care Facilities,” DRI For the Defense

August 2013
Caroline J. Berdzik

“As the population continues to age and as acuity levels increase, more registered sex offenders will need treatment in long-term care facilities,” write Caroline J. Berdzik and Angeline Ioannou, attorneys in Goldberg Segalla’s Health Care and Professional Liability Practice Groups.

“The industry needs to be prepared to manage the difficulties and risks that these individuals may pose to a facility and its residents and staff.”

In this article, Caroline and Angie examine explore the history of registered sex offenders in long-term care facilities, the current state of the law throughout the country as it pertains to registered sex offenders living in these facilities, and the unique challenges long-term care facilities and their legal providers encounter in managing registered sex offenders and others demonstrating propensities to commit sexual abuse that reside in these facilities.

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