Georgia Laws And Georgia Regulatory Structure

RESPECTED GEORGIA LAWYER ADVISING THE ELDERLY ON THEIR LEGAL RIGHTS AND PROTECTING THEM FROM ABUSE

Practice Area photoGeorgia law protects the elderly with a number of statutory and regulatory enactments.  In addition there are many agencies throughout Georgia that exist to provide services for the elderly.  If you, or a loved one, may be the victim of elder abuse or neglect, please contact Charles Scholle, a dedicated Atlanta metro area lawyer with the expertise to guide families through the process of protecting their elderly loved one.

Civil and Criminal Statutes

  • Bill of Rights for Residents of Long Term Care Facilities OCGA § 31-8-100 et seq.
  • Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act OCGA § 30-5-1 et seq.
  • Long-term Care Facility Resident Abuse Reporting Act OCGA § 31-8-80 et seq.
  • Cruelty to a Person 65 Years of Age or Older OCGA § 16-5-100.

State Agencies and Organizations

Regulations (Full Text Available Online at Georgia Department of Community Health website).

  • Nursing Home. Georgia Regs. 290-5-8
  • Intermediate Care Home. Georgia Regs. 290-5-9
  • Community Living Arrangement. Georgia Regs. 290-9-37
  • Personal Care Home. Georgia Regs. 111-8-62
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