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  • Australian Nursing Home Raided After Reported Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 14, 2011 in News

    March 14, 2011 The Aged Care Complaints Investigation Scheme of Australia recently raided William Cape Gardens nursing home following allegation of nursing home abuse. Investigators gathered evidence and conducted interviews with staff, residents, and family members of residents. Mark Butler, …

  • Massachusetts CNA Indicted for Sexual Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 11, 2011 in News

    March 11, 2011 A former worker at Hillcrest Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts has been indicted by a Berkshire grand jury for the rape of an elderly woman. The man accused of sexual assault is a former …

  • Two Workers Fired After Nursing Home Abuse Investigation in Australia
    Posted on March 9, 2011 in News

    March 9, 2011 An Australian nursing home has come under fire after reports that employees photographed a man’s genitals and did not offer food to a dying man. Two workers were fired after the nursing home conducted an internal investigation. …

  • Three California Nursing Home Workers Charged with Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 7, 2011 in News

    March 7, 2011 Three former employees at the Idylwood Care Center in Sunnyvale, California have been charged with nursing home abuse. One man is accused of elder abuse and battery while the other two ex-workers are charged with knowing about …

  • Nursing Home Abuse Between Residents Leads to Death of Resident
    Posted on March 5, 2011 in News

    March 5, 2011 The death of a nursing home resident at Newport Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey has been classified as a homicide. The death was the result of a fight between two dementia patients. The altercation, however, …

  • Nursing Home Abuse and Nursing Home Workers with Criminal Past
    Posted on March 3, 2011 in News

    March 3, 2011 A new study done by the Department of Health and Human Services found that more than 90 percent of nursing homes have at least one worker who has been convicted of one or more crimes. The study, …

  • Nursing Home Abuse Investigation in Canada Leads to New Regulations
    Posted on February 23, 2011 in News

    February 23, 2011 An undercover investigation into nursing homes in Canada by the Toronto Star newspaper exposed severe nursing home neglect and has led to the government proposing new regulations for nursing homes. The new regulations will aim to improve …

  • Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse Investigation Bill Stalls
    Posted on February 21, 2011 in News

    February 21, 2011 A bill proposed in Kentucky that would require that a coroner be called after a nursing home resident has died has stalled in the state legislative session. Advocates for the bill say a coroner being called after …

  • Possible Nursing Home Abuse Leads Pennsylvania Family to Have Body Exhumed
    Posted on February 18, 2011 in News

    February 18, 2011 The family of a deceased nursing home resident believes they were lied to about the man’s cause of death and are having his body exhumed for an autopsy. The family’s suspicions were raised after finding out the …

  • Mississippi Nursing Home Abuse Bill Fails to Pass
    Posted on February 16, 2011 in News

    February 16, 2011 A minimum nursing home liability insurance bill failed to pass the Mississippi House. The bill would have made it mandatory that nursing homes have a minimum $500,000 in liability insurance. The insurance bill would have financially helped …

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