Elderly Care Expert Witnesses

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Elderly care expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including geriatric medicine, nursing home administration, geriatric psychiatry, elder abuse, and long-term care. Some of the most common elderly care expert witness specialties also include dementia care, palliative care, assisted living facilities management, and elder law. They can opine on the effects of medication management, fall prevention, quality of life issues, end-of-life decision-making, and elder financial exploitation.

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Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RNView profile

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Ms. Barbara test Barnette, CLNC, MSN, RN

Ms. Barbara Barnette has 20 years of experience in Infection Control and Nursing. She earned her BSN from Ohio State University and her MSN from the University of Akron. Today, this expert is certified as a Case Manager by the Commission for Case Manager Certification, in Infection Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, and as a Legal Nurse Consultant by the...

Assisted Living Administration Expert Witness | Rhode IslandView profile

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Assisted Living Administration Expert Witness | Rhode Island

This expert has over 40 years' experience as a registered nurse and administrator in various settings including acute care, home care, and long term care. She is proficient in patient assessment, care planning and collaboration with other healthcare providers. She brings extensive experience in developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to assure facility compliance with...

Demetria Patricia Haffenreffer, MBA, RNView profile

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Ms. Demetria Patricia Haffenreffer, MBA, RN

Ms. Demetria Haffenreffer has over 49 years of experience in Long-Term Care Nursing. She earned her BSN from New York University and her MBA from Boston University. Today, this expert is a Registered Nurse in the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Formerly, this expert served as the Geriatric Nurse Leader at Addison Gilbert Hospital, as an Education Coordinator at Northshore University...

Home Senior Care Management Expert Witness | MichiganView profile

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Home Senior Care Management Expert Witness | Michigan

With a career in the home care industry spanning 35 years, this registered nurse has had hands on experience in both the administrative and clinical aspects of the field. She progressed to senior executive levels within a multi-million dollar national home care company with locations in 28 States. She has been instrumental in the creation and oversight of many aspects of home care businesses...

Lance Rand Youles, NHAView profile

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Mr. Lance Rand Youles, NHA

Mr. Lance R. Youles has 44 years of experience in the field of Nursing Home Administration. He earned his AS in Occupational Safety and Health and his BS in Health Services Administration from Ferris State University. Today, this expert is a Nursing Home Administrator in the state of Michigan. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Vice President at ServiceMaster Diversified Health Services,...

Senior Care Management Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Senior Care Management Expert Witness | Arizona

This expert has been the managing partner of a homecare firm for more than twenty years. Arizona Business Magazine has ranked this expert's firm among the top home health care agencies in the state for several years running, and he has been a recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Business Ethics Award Winner. Additionally, he was selected to the advisory board for the Arizona Attorney...

Gerontology  Dementia  Architecture Expert Witness |View profile

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Gerontology Dementia Architecture Expert Witness |

This qualified expert received his PhD in architecture and environment-behavior studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, MS in architecture from Texas A&M University, and his BArch in architecture from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the Environmental Design Research Association. He has...

Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Long Term Care Administration Expert Witness | Florida

This expert has been an administrator in every kind of long term senior living community, from independent living through nursing homes. He has actively participated in long term care peer organizations and served on numerous boards and committees in the nursing home/assisted living community field. Formerly, this expert was an administrator at Hampton Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a...

Pharmacy & Long Term Care Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Pharmacy & Long Term Care Expert Witness | Arizona

This highly qualified expert earned her PharmD from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy Glendale. She continued her post graduate education with a residency in Acute Care Pharmacy Practice and a residency in Geriatrics. She is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and a Member of the Arizona Pharmacy Association. This expert has been the recipient of distinguished...

Internal Medicine Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile

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Internal Medicine Expert Witness | Connecticut

This board certified expert who is the president of the American Medical Directors Association for his state earned his BA from Boston University. Residency training was completed at the University of Connecticut. He has made over 15 presentations and has over 15 original peer reviewed articles in his over 20 years of clinical practice. The expert frequently lectures on numerous topics in...

Actuarial & Long Term Care Insurance Expert Witness | VermontView profile

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Actuarial & Long Term Care Insurance Expert Witness | Vermont

This highly experienced actuary specializes in long term care insurance. He began his actuarial career at the Fireman's Fund Life Insurance Company in San Francisco and later transferred to Genworth Financial. For more than a decade, he served as an actuary with LifeCare Assurance Company in Los Angeles, focusing on the long term care field. He now is an actuarial consultant with a specialty in...

Long Term Care Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Long Term Care Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This expert served for many years as the Chief Research and Development Officer, President and Founder of a long-term care research and risk management company. He has conducted extensive research and analysis on a variety of public policy issues affecting the financing and delivery of long-term care services. He has published widely in scientific journals and his work has been quoted...

Pharmacology & Long Term Care Pharmacy Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Pharmacology & Long Term Care Pharmacy Expert Witness | Florida

This highly qualified expert is a licensed pharmacist practicing in the state of Florida for the past 36 years. He has filled 500,000+ prescriptions, performed 150,000+ medical chart reviews, and participated in 200+ state and federal surveys. He completed his post baccalaureate studies in biochemistry and pharmacy at the University of Florida and is board certified in geriatrics pharmacy. He is...

Long term care  Skilled nursing  Medical-Surgical  Telemetry Expert Witness | MississippiView profile

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Long term care Skilled nursing Medical-Surgical Telemetry Expert Witness | Mississippi

This highly qualified nurse has extensive experience in her field. Her areas of expertise include long term care, skilled, medical-surgical, and telemetry nursing. She received her AS in nursing from Meridian Community College, her BS in nursing from the University of Alabama, and her MS in nursing from Loyola University. Formerly, she has served as an occupational health RN at Nursing Corp Inc.,...

Long Term Care and Geriatric Nursing Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Long Term Care and Geriatric Nursing Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

This qualified expert has nearly 25 years of experience in nursing. She earned her AS in applied science from Luzerne County Community College and completed a 120-hour nursing home administrator's course at Penn State University. She is licensed as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator. She has been a registered nurse for several different units at the Veteran's Affairs Medical...

Financial Services & Long Term Care Insurance Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile

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Financial Services & Long Term Care Insurance Expert Witness | Connecticut

This highly-qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry specializing in data science and mathematics with a current focus on long term care insurance. He earned his BS in mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and his MS in information science and operations research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Formerly, he has held positions as a...

Long Term Care Nursing and Case Management Expert Witness | MissouriView profile

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Long Term Care Nursing and Case Management Expert Witness | Missouri

This licensed registered nurse has over 25 years of experience in nursing, including the fields of medical-surgical, hospice, and community health. She earned her AS from Saint Luke's School of Nursing and her BS in nursing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Along with being licensed in Missouri and Kansas as a registered nurse, she is also a certified nurse life care planner and a...

Wound Care, Long Term Care, and Home Health Care Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Wound Care, Long Term Care, and Home Health Care Expert Witness | Illinois

This highly qualified expert has 40 years of experience in nursing, and she specializes in wound care and geriatrics. She obtained her BSN from Temple University, before beginning her career in the field. Today, she is a licensed registered nurse in the state of Illinois and a certified wound care nurse. This expert previously served as a registered nurse at Summit Home Health Inc., Applied Home...

Wound Care and Long Term Care Nursing Expert Witness | OhioView profile

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Wound Care and Long Term Care Nursing Expert Witness | Ohio

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience working in long-term care. She earned her BSN from Kent State University, is a licensed registered nurse, and holds an additional certification in wound care. She began her career as a staff nurse at Euclid Hospital before serving as a charge nurse, a nurse supervisor, and unit coordinator at Menorah Park Campus. She then served as the...

Long Term Care Nursing Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Long Term Care Nursing Expert Witness | Georgia

This highly-qualified expert has nearly three decades of experience in the field of geriatric and long term skilled care nursing. She earned her BSN from American Sentinel University, her MSN from Maryville University, and her DNP from Walden University. She is board certified in gerontological nursing, certified in long term care administration nursing, and is a licensed registered nurse. She is...

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Elderly Care Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an elderly care expert witness in a legal case?

An elderly care expert witness provides specialized knowledge on geriatric medicine, nursing home standards, and elder abuse issues to assist in court cases.

What types of cases can an elderly care expert witness contribute to?

They can contribute to cases involving elder abuse, medical malpractice, wrongful death, negligence in nursing homes, or disputes over healthcare decisions.

How can an elderly care expert witness help in a case related to nursing home negligence?

The expert can provide insights into standard care practices, identify deviations from these standards, and assess the impact of such deviations on the patient's health.

Are there subspecialties within the field of elderly care that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, subspecialties include geriatric psychiatry, geriatric pharmacology, long-term care planning, and palliative care among others.

Why is it important to have an elderly care expert witness in a case involving medication errors for seniors?

Elderly patients often have complex medication regimens. An expert can evaluate if proper protocols were followed and if errors contributed to adverse outcomes.

How does Expert Institute select its Elderly Care expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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