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  • 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 …

  • Illinois Nursing Home Worker Arrested During Nursing Home Abuse Prevention Operation
    Posted on January 24, 2011 in News

    January 24, 2011 An operation aimed at preventing nursing home abuse in Illinois recently resulted in the arrest of one nursing home employee for an outstanding arrest warrant. Operation Guardian aims to keep nursing home residents safe with surprise investigations. …

  • Sexual Nursing Home Abuse Lands Two Tennessee CNAs in Jail
    Posted on January 21, 2011 in News

    January 21, 2011 Two ex-nursing home workers got two-year jail sentences for taking nude videos and photos of residents. The prosecutor in the case said the women, age 52 and 37, committed this form of sexual nursing home abuse for …

  • Coroners Speak Out On Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on January 19, 2011 in News

    January 19th, 2011 When a nursing home residents dies, a coroner can play a crucial role in determining whether or not nursing home abuse or neglect contributed to the death. States such as Kentucky currently do not require that a …

  • California Nursing Home Shut Down Following Nursing Home Abuse Allegations
    Posted on January 17, 2011 in News

    January 17th, 2011 A California nursing home is currently shut down in the midst of claims that nursing home abuse caused the death of an elderly resident. The family of 73-year-old Kyong Duncan installed video surveillance is the woman’s room …

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