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Can dr. Keep patient in nursing home?

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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: No

Unless the person in nh lacks decision making capacity and the person is under the ward of a guardian.
If so and the person is considered unsafe in another care environment, then yes they may be kept in nh against their will.

In brief: No

Unless the person in nh lacks decision making capacity and the person is under the ward of a guardian.
If so and the person is considered unsafe in another care environment, then yes they may be kept in nh against their will.
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