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  • 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 …

  • Virginia Attorney General Proposes Bill Aimed at Combating Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on January 12, 2011 in News

    January 12th, 2011 Virginia’s Attorney General is proposing a bill that will allow the Attorney General’s Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Elderly Abuse Unit access to ALL records from nursing homes being investigated for abuse or neglect. Under current law, …

  • Seventeen Year Prison Sentence for Man Convicted of Nursing Home Abuse and Rape
    Posted on January 10, 2011 in News

    January 10th, 2011 A man got a 17 year prison sentence for beating and raping an elderly woman at the Palo Alto Commons nursing home is Califorina. The nursing home abuse and rape occurred in 2002. Roberto Recendes, 43, who …

  • Oregon Nursing Home Employee Accused of Sexual Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on January 7, 2011 in News

    January 7th, 2011 An employee at an Oregon nursing home is accused of sexually abusing a female resident. The alleged sexual nursing home abuse occurred on December 22 at Valley West Health Care Center. Staff at the nursing home called …

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