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  • Tennessee Tort Reform Bill Would Put Cap on Nursing Home Abuse Cases
    Posted on March 23, 2011 in News

    March 23, 2011 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is calling for tort reform legislation that would put a $750,000 cap on legal fees for victims of severe pain, emotional distress, and mental anguish. The bill would also have a $500,000 punitive …

  • New Jersey Family Suing for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 21, 2011 in News

    March 21, 2011 A New Jersey family says they are suing The Harborage Nursing Home after they caught their mother being beaten on a hidden camera. The video led to the arrest and firing of the aid who allegedly assaulted …

  • Chicago Nursing Home to Lose Medicaid After Repeated Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 18, 2011 in News

    March 18, 2011 The Wincrest Nursing Center in Chicago, Illinois is set to lose its Medicaid funding after repeated episodes of nursing home abuse involving fights between residents and drug abuse among residents. Neighbors of the nursing home, which caters …

  • Family of Carrie Delay Sues for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on March 16, 2011 in News

    March 16, 2011 The family of Carrie Delay has filed a lawsuit against the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing home for nursing home abuse. The 89-year-old woman suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and fell off a stairwell landing at the …

  • 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, …

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