Involuntary discharge of dangerous nursing home resident.

Topic: Bill of Rights, Decided by: Judge Miller 
Docket Number: 1335903 , Decision Date: July 12, 2013 
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A nursing facility was permitted to involuntarily discharge a patient with dementia where the patient persisted in smoking indoors, creating the risk of an oxygen tank explosion and endangering the health and safety of himself and others.

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