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MLive-The Flint Journal file photo of Medilodge of Grand Blanc.
By Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com April 11, 2017 Photo courtesy of MLive.com GRAND BLANC, MI -- Attorneys for a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities are seeking a permanent injunction against a Grand Blanc nursing home that would force the facility to hand over records.

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Advocacy group seeks injunction against nursing home in death investigation

By Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com April 11, 2017 Photo courtesy of MLive.com GRAND BLANC, MI -- Attorneys for a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect...

Substantiated Abuse and Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes and...
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MPAS Files Motion for Permanent Injunction: Medilodge, Grand Blanc

MPAS has filed a motion for permanent injunction againt Medilodge of Grand Blanc. To read the entire motion, click here.  
Mark McWilliams from Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service talks Saturday at The Collateral Consequences of a Juvenile Adjudication at Lake Michigan College in Benton Township. Other speakers behind him are, from left, St. Joseph attorney Genell Laluna-Schaeffer and Grand Rapids attorney Heather Garretson.

Speakers discuss juvenile-crime fallacies

Speakers discuss juvenile-crime fallacies Records not wiped clean when juveniles become adults, experts say March 27, 2017 By LOUISE WREGE - HP Staff Writer  Photo courtesy of The Herald Palladium...

State Board of Education Approves New Policy to Limit Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

The State Board of Education unanimously approved changes to Michigan's policy on restraint and seclusion in schools at its March 14 meeting. The new policy implements the language in recently-...

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