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    Legal Obligations of AIDS Sufferers in a Nursing Home

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    Can you please explain what a nursing home's legal obligations are when dealing with the treatment of AIDS sufferers.

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    Nursing homes have resisted the admission of AIDS patients for years because they claimed these patients do not fit the profile of the traditional nursing home residents. However it is a Federal violation of Section 504 Federal Rehabilitation Act to discriminate against a person based on disability. Also since the disease is twice as prevalent in Blacks and Hispanics the ...