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Human Rights Watch Wins Award for Nursing Home Study

(Washington, DC, October 23, 2018) – A leading organization promoting the rights of older people awarded Human Rights Watch its annual Public Service Award on October 22, 2018. The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care presents the award to an individual or organization whose work has expanded coverage and public understanding of long-term care for older people. The award was presented in recognition of Human Rights Watch’s 2018 report “‘They Want Docile’: How Nursing Homes in the United States Overmedicate People with Dementia.” The report estimates that every week in US nursing facilities,…

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