Register now! The IICLE® 16th Annual Elder Law Short Course (virtual edition) will bring you up to speed on the latest in elder law ... from a safe social distance! New this Year: All registrants will have FREE access to the entire program online on-demand, with the opportunity to earn credit for breakout sessions missed at no additional charge.
Keeping a connection with aging parents during the era of social distancing is very important. Join us to learn creative ways to stay connected to those in nursing homes and other senior living facilities.
Have you noticed more clients (or panicked adult-children) calling , wondering how the nursing home could possibly be sending your client home so soon – too soon? Instead of 100 days, are you seeing discharge happen routinely at day 10 or day 14 (if the client is lucky)? Medicare benefits have not changed, but hospitals and nursing homes have created (almost) impenetrable alliances. So, what’s changed – and how do you protect your client?
The definition of mental health facilities was greatly expanded by In re Linda B, a Illinois Supreme Court case with significance for hospitals and nursing facilities who treat persons with a diagnosis of mental health issues. Learn how to get a client into or out of a mental health facility and how to get court orders for medication or for the use of electro convulsive therapy (ECT), which is being used more often for persons who are elderly and diagnosed with depression.
Estate planning for families of children with special needs is a very complicated specialty. This program focuses on some of the complexities, including the difference between a 3rd party and 1st party special needs trust, common mistakes in special needs trusts and the nursing home impoverishment exception to the five-year look-back.