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  • Georgia CNA Charged with Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on November 26, 2010 in News

    November 26th, 2010 A Certified Nursing Assistant has been charged with abusing an elderly resident at a Calhoun, Georgia nursing home. The CNA at Calhoun Health Care was charged with simple battery of an 83-year-old resident. Police Chief Garry Moss …

  • Iowa Jury Orders Nursing Home to Pay $491,747 in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    Posted on November 24, 2010 in News

    November 24th, 2010 In a nursing home abuse case, an Iowa jury has awarded $491,747 to the estate of a man who died following an accident at Grinnell’s Friendship Manor Care Center. In June 2009, Wilbur Jackson, 89, was strapped …

  • Elderly Mississippi Man Suffers Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on November 22, 2010 in News

    November 22nd, 2010 An 84-year-old man was allegedly a victim of nursing home abuse at the Pine Crest Guest Home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. The daughter of the man claims he was attacked by a nursing home staff member and has …

  • Iowa Nursing Home Fined for Repeated Sexual Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on November 17, 2010 in News

    November 17th, 2010 The Abington on Grand Nursing Home in Ames, Iowa has been fined $6000 for not protecting residents from repeated sexual nursing home abuse. The Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals said the mentally disabled residents of the …

  • Indiana May Require Background Checks to Avoid Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on November 15, 2010 in News

    October 15th, 2010 Next year, Indiana lawmakers will consider a proposal requiring nursing home workers to receive background checks. The proposal is an effort being made by the state to thwart the various types of nursing home abuse and nursing …

  • California to Offer Bonuses Aimed at Preventing Nursing Home Abuse; Critics Are Wary
    Posted on November 15, 2010 in News

    November 15th, 2010 California state official are working on a plan to offer financial incentives to nursing homes that meet certain care standards. The five care standards include the ratio of nurses to patients, minimizing physical restraints, and preventing bedsores. …

  • Illinois Retirement Home Shut Down for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on November 12, 2010 in News

    November 12th, 2010 An Illinois nursing home has been shut down after years of reports of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an injunction order Wednesday against the owners of Bowes Retirement Center …

  • Texas Nursing Home Makes Improvements to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Posted on November 8, 2010 in News

    November 8th, 2010 The Lubbock State Supported Living Center–a Texas nursing home for the mentally challenged with a history of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect–has made recent improvements to prevent such abuse, said state officials. The improvements are …

  • Florida Facility Placed on Worst Nursing Homes List for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
    Posted on November 5, 2010 in News

    November 5th, 2010 Palm Terrace of St. Petersburg, Florida has made it onto a federal list of the worst nursing homes in the country. The for-profit nursing homes must make improvements within the next within 18 to 24 months or …

  • Feds Investigate Nursing Home Abuse in California
    Posted on November 3, 2010 in News

    November 3rd, 2010 The U.S. Department of Justice is looking into reports of nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect in Northern California nursing homes. A statement about the probe says DOJ investigators will look at inappropriate use of psychiatric …

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