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Without assistance utilizing Title III-B funds, the client would not have been compensated for her loss. A ninety three-year-old woman with the onset of superior dementia was hospitalized for unrelated medical issues, identified with dementia throughout her hospital stay, after which transferred directly to an assisted dwelling facility. The resident needed to be transferred to a secure nursing facility as a result of she wandered, and had to be monitored carefully. After three months, the nursing house tried to discharge the resident, claiming she had “recovered”, not needed nursing house care, and tried to discharge her without a care plan. The client who was her agent underneath a Power of Attorney obtained help from an attorney, appealed the nursing house choice. Review of records showed irregularities ensuing within the withdrawal of the discharge order.

But for assistance rendered using Title III-B funds, the client would have been wrongfully discharged from the nursing home. A client with disabilities acquired assistance after she received notice of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ intention to recover $81,375.76 from her deceased mom’s estate.

The solely asset in the estate was a modest mill village house that the consumer had shared along with her mom for over forty years. With the assistance provided by the Title III-B Legal program, the client utilized for and received an undue hardship waiver. The debt for $81,375.seventy six for the deceased mom’s medical expenses was … Read More