The law and older persons : is geriatric jurisprudence therapeutic? / Marshall B. Kapp
- Kapp, Marshall B.
- Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xv, 223 pages ; 23 cm
- A brief introduction to therapeutic jurisprudence: asking the right questions -- Guardianship reform: who are we protecting, from what, and how well? -- Regulation and litigation in long term care: impact on quality, safety and access (part 1 - nursing homes) -- The legal climate in long term care: impact on quality, safety and access (part 2 - home and community-based settings) -- Consumer choice and direction in health and long term care: benefit, burden or bewilderment? -- Regulating research involving older participants: are protection and progress symbiotic or conflicting? -- Regulating the dying process: problems and perils of policing the end of life -- Old age and victimhood: does the law protect of stigmatize its intended beneficiaries?
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-213) and index.
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