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  • Ontario Nursing Home Abuse Inspectors Not Properly Trained
    Posted on June 25, 2012 in News

    June 25, 2012 In response to new laws that require an increase of nursing home abuse inspections in Ontario, Ontario Public Service Employees Union says the government is trying to save money by not properly training inspectors. The new nursing …

  • Two German Nursing Home Workers Accused of Nursing Home Abuse and Torture
    Posted on June 23, 2012 in News

    June 23, 2012 Two workers at a German nursing home have been accused of killing a resident and abusing and torturing others under their care. An investigation into the accusations is underway. Co-workers at the nursing home came forward to …

  • County Discusses Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Abuse
    Posted on June 18, 2012 in News

    June 18, 2012 The small county of Rockingham in North Carolina recently came together to discuss the topics of nursing home abuse and elder abuse in light of Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This is the county’s second annual conference on …

  • Financial Nursing Home Abuse and Elder Exploitation
    Posted on June 17, 2012 in News

    June 17, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is investigating ways to detect and fight against financial exploitation scams that target the elderly, including those in nursing homes. Financial scams aimed at older Americans are on the rise with senior …

  • Not Enough Staff for Ontario Nursing Home Abuse Inspections
    Posted on June 11, 2012 in News

    June 11, 2012 Due to a high number of nursing home abuse complaints and not enough staff, Ontario’s new goal of annual inspections at nursing homes is being severely delayed. With 630 nursing homes in Ontario and only about 120 …

  • Nursing Home Abuse and 7th Annual Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Posted on June 6, 2012 in News

    June 6, 2012 June 15th will mark the 7th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The National Center on Elder Abuse is encouraging everyone to get involved and help bring the disturbing nationwide problem of elder abuse to everyone’s attention. …

  • Light Sentence for Nursing Home Abuse Death
    Posted on June 4, 2012 in News

    June 4, 2012 A former nurse at Britthaven nursing home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter will get 5 months in prison after she unnecessarily gave patients morphine which led to the overdose and death …

  • Concerned Over Nursing Home Abuse, Feds Aim to Reduce Antipsychotic Drug Prescriptions
    Posted on June 2, 2012 in News

    June 2, 2012 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are requesting that nursing homes try to avoid giving antipsychotic medications to residents and instead focus more on quality of care to avoid overuse of these potentially harmful drugs. Of …

  • Memorial Day Message About Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on May 28, 2012 in News

    May 28, 2012 This Memorial Day as we honor those who have given their lives in service to and defense of our country, we must also remember the military veterans still with us. WWII veterans and many Vietnam vets are …

  • British Care Home Boss Found Guilty of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on May 27, 2012 in News

    May 27, 2012 A nurse boss at Heritage Court Nursing Home in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England has been found guilty of a number of nursing home abuse related charges, including allowing a man under her care to die without calling him …

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