There have been a number of cases in which nursing home patients died as a result of neglect.
- What are some of the causes of nursing home deaths?
- Should the nursing home be held liable? Should the nursing staff be held liable? Who is responsible?
- What do you think the penalty should be for deaths that result from neglect?
Suggestions to Responding to Peer Posts
- Do you agree with the student’s opinion on who should be held responsible in cases in which a nursing home patient dies as a result of neglect?
- If so, what additional arguments can you lend in support of your position?
- If not, are there any aspects of the argument made by your classmates might have made you reconsider your position?