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Resource ID: #23653
Subject: Nursing Homes
Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. - CBC
Date: 10/22/2007; 10/23/2007; 10/24/2007; 12/18/2007/; 12/19/2007; 12/20/2007; 12/21/2007; 12/22/2007



"Beaten Down" takes a look at how seniors are being poorly treated in nursing homes and that violence had increased significantly from 2003 to 2006. There were found to be increases in all types of violence: resident to resident, staff to resident, and resident to staff. In the "Off-Limits" series, prescription medication sales data for a 24-month period were examined after Health Canada warned doctors about prescribing medication that carried an increased risk of heart attack.

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