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  • 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 …

  • Tennessee Nursing Home Worker Gets Probation for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on February 14, 2011 in News

    February 14, 2011 An employee at a Kingsport, Tennessee nursing home pleaded guilty to nursing home abuse involving stealing pain medicine from residents at the home where he worked. He was sentenced to five years of supervised probation. The man …

  • Colorado Nursing Home Investigated for Sexual Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on February 11, 2011 in News

    February 11, 2011 Two elderly residents at the Elms Haven Care and Rehabilitation Center in Colorado were possibly sexually abused leading to an investigation of sexual nursing home abuse. A male worker at the facility was fired after the two …

  • North Carolina Nurse Pleads Not Guilty In Nursing Home Abuse Death
    Posted on February 9, 2011 in News

    February 9, 2011 A nurse at Britthaven nursing home in North Carolina pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder. The woman is accused of giving a resident at the nursing home an overdose of morphine which caused the patient’s …

  • Tennessee Nursing Home Worker Convicted of Financial Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on February 7, 2011 in News

    February 7, 2011 A former social director at Brookhaven nursing home in Tennessee was convicted of financial nursing home abuse and received 5 years of probation in lieu of serving prison time. The man admits to exploiting an elderly resident …

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