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  • Florida Advocacy Group Lists States with High Nursing Home Abuse Rate
    Posted on August 12, 2013 in News

    August 12, 2013 Better Care, a Florida-based advocacy group that inspects homes for nursing home abuse, revealed several states this week that have extremely high rates of abuse and neglect. According to the advocacy group’s “report card,” every state in …

  • Nursing Home Dementia Resident Left in Jail for Over a Week
    Posted on August 6, 2013 in News

    August 6, 2013 A California nursing home resident who suffers from dementia was arrested for allegedly attacking another resident last week. However, civil rights activists, along with families of both residents, are stating that two forms of nursing home abuse …

  • Nursing Home Abuse: Several Violations Found in Illinois Facility
    Posted on August 5, 2013 in News

    August 5, 2013 After several investigations at an Urbana, Illinois nursing home, inspectors uncovered several instances of nursing home abuse and neglect. The investigations were routine surveys performed by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and the Illinois Department of Health. …

  • ProPublica Sheds Light On Emerald Hills Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on August 1, 2013 in News

    August 1, 2013 In part four of the FRONTLINE and ProPublica documentary on nursing home abuse, investigative journalists uncovered severe nursing home abuse stemming back to 2008 at the Emeritus at Emerald Hills nursing home in California. According to reports, …

  • Emeritus in Spotlight for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on July 31, 2013 in News

    July 31, 2013 In their premiere 4-part documentary on nursing home abuse, Propublica, along with PBS’ FRONTLINE, target Emeritus, a giant corporation responsible for hundreds of nursing homes across the nation. Both FRONTLINE and Propublica spent an entire year investigating …

  • PBS to Air Nursing Home Abuse Special
    Posted on July 30, 2013 in News

    July 30, 2013 Although advertisements lead families and friends to believe that their loved ones will be well-taken care of in nursing homes, the truth of the matter is that an array of nursing home abuse and neglect cases are …

  • Alabama Man Arrested for Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on July 26, 2013 in News

    July 26, 2013 A former staff member at an Altoona, Alabama nursing home was arrested this week for nursing home abuse after being accused of assaulting an elderly female resident of the facility. According to reports, the arrest was made …

  • Florida Worker Accused of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on July 25, 2013 in News

    July 25, 2013 A former employee of a Largo, Florida nursing home facility was accused of nursing home abuse and subsequently arrested last week. According to police reports, 54-year-old Linda Pullen Batrin, a former staff member of the Pinecrest Place …

  • Minnesota Nursing Home Cited for Wrongful Death
    Posted on July 24, 2013 in News

    July 24, 2013 A Cold Spring, Minnesota nursing home was cited this week for nursing home abuse and neglect after a state investigation determined it was responsible for the wrongful death of a resident. According to reports, the state investigation …

  • Florida Jury Awards $1.2 Billion in Nursing Home Abuse Case
    Posted on July 23, 2013 in News

    July 23, 2013 A Polk County, Florida jury awarded the family of a victim of nursing home abuse one of the largest award amounts in history this week after determining a local facility was guilty of nursing home abuse and …

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