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  • Proposed Legislation Aimed at Aiding Nursing Home Abuse Investigations
    Posted on September 22, 2010 in News

    September 22nd, 2010 A proposed legislation in Kentucky will require a coroner to be called for every death in a nursing home. The legislation is being introduced by Rep. Tom Burch, D-Louisville in an effort to identify nursing home abuse …

  • Nine Nursing Home Workers Charged with Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on September 20, 2010 in News

    September 20th, 2010 Nine workers from the Northwoods Rehabilitation and Extended Care Facility in Troy, NY have been charged with not properly caring for an incapacitated resident and falsifying records to hide their abuse. A six-week video surveillance investigation by …

  • Nursing Home Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Nursing Home Abuse Charges
    Posted on September 17, 2010 in News

    September 17th, 2010 The company that owns Hazard Nursing Home of Kentucky and the home’s top administrator have pleaded not guilty to charges of failure to report the sexual abuse of a resident. Attorney General Jack Conway said charges were …

  • Healthcare Facility Learns From Past Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on September 15, 2010 in News

    September 15th, 2010 The Kern Valley Healthcare District has faced reports of nursing home abuse in the past but a new report shows a determined effort to handle new allegations of abuse swiftly and responsibly. The report involves a hospital …

  • Investigation Finds Rampant Cover-ups in ‘Adult Family’ Nursing Home Abuse Cases
    Posted on September 13, 2010 in News

    September 13th, 2010 A Seattle Times investigation has found that over the last five years at least 357 adult family homes in Washington have concealed cases of abuse or neglect of their residents. Similar to abuse and neglect in nursing …

  • Texas CNA Arrested for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on September 10, 2010 in News

    September 10th, 2010 A Texas woman was arrested Wednesday for alleged nursing home abuse at Grace Care Center Nursing Home. Police were notified by the nursing home administrator immediately following the Aug. 21 incident. According to an arrest affidavit Sherree …

  • Wisconsin Woman Arrested for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on September 8, 2010 in News

    September 8th, 2010 A Wisconsin woman was arrested on Tuesday for alleged nursing home abuse. The former employee at Columbus Nursing and Rehab Center will tentatively be charged with the felonies of four counts of suffocation and four counts of …

  • Man Gets Prison for Nursing Home Abuse Involving Stealing Patient’s Drugs
    Posted on September 6, 2010 in News

    September 6th, 2010 A Chicago nursing home worker was sentenced to two years in prison for nursing home abuse after he admitted to stealing a patient’s painkiller medication. The 25-year-old former worker at Fair Oaks Health Care Center in Crystal …

  • $677 Million Verdict Issued in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    Posted on September 3, 2010 in News

    September 3rd, 2010 A California jury has recently issued a $677 million verdict for a class-action lawsuit representing 32,000 patients at homes owned by Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. The patients blamed staff shortages for rampant nursing home abuse and nursing …

  • Pain Killer Addicted Nurse Convicted of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on September 1, 2010 in News

    September 1st, 2010 A former nurse was found guilty of stealing and using medication she stole from her nursing home patients and was sentenced to 10 years in jail. Olivia Moore, 56, worked at Corpus Christi Nursing & Rehabilitation Center …

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