Caring for A.J.

Andrew Joseph Bay age 2 1/2 was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).   He is currently undergoing aggressive therapy. He receives chemo every week and is taking four medications daily and five on the weekends. His treatment will continue over the next three years. Each day is so hard on him. He cannot goContinue reading “Caring for A.J.”

Residents have the right to be free from restraints

Many of us have heard stories of residents in a LTC (Long-term Care) or Assisted Living being restrained. What does that really mean? And if restraints are used are the residents’ rights being violated? Per California regulations a resident has the right to be free from physical and chemical restraint. The patient has the right toContinue reading “Residents have the right to be free from restraints”