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  • 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 …

  • Swiss Nursing Home Worker Admits to Sexual Nursing Home Abuse of 114 People
    Posted on February 2, 2011 in News

    February 2, 2011 A Swiss man has admitted to sexually abusing 114 people over 29 years as he worked in nursing homes throughout Switzerland and Germany. Among the victims are disabled adults and children of nursing home employees. The 54-year-old …

  • Kentuckians Advocate for Staffing Standards to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on January 31, 2011 in News

    January 31, 2011 A recent opinion piece submitted to the Lexington Herald-Leader by Kentuckians for Nursing Home Reform (www.KyNursingHomeReform.org) advocates for staffing standards in Kentucky’s nursing homes. The article cited a recent poll illustrating that the public is strongly in …

  • Wisconsin Bill Makes Nursing Home Abuse Cover-ups Easier
    Posted on January 28, 2011 in News

    January 28, 2011 A tort reform bill pending the approval of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will prevent nursing home incident reports from being admissible in court. The effect would be many nursing home abuse incidents would never be punished, and …

  • Montana Woman Charged with Financial Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on January 26, 2011 in News

    January 26, 2011 A Montana woman faces a charge of felony elder abuse for stealing money from an elderly nursing home resident. The 82-year old victim suffers from Parkinson’s disease and dementia. The woman accused of this financial form of …

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