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  • Iowa Facility Facing Two Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits After Resident Deaths
    Posted on September 18, 2019 in News

    A nursing home in Iowa is the subject of two lawsuits filed by the families of two residents who died while in their care.  The nursing home neglect lawsuits claim the facility and caregivers abused and neglected residents prior to …

  • Pennsylvania Family Cites Nursing Home Neglect in Fatal Fall
    Posted on September 10, 2019 in News

    The family of a Pennsylvania woman who died after falling in her nursing home has filed a lawsuit claiming her death is the result of nursing home neglect.  In the lawsuit, the family of Nancy Young claims the owners of …

  • Nursing Home Staff Charged in Hurricane Irma Deaths
    Posted on September 5, 2019 in News

    For two years, officials and law enforcement have been investigating the deaths of 12 residents who died in a Florida nursing home after Hurricane Irma.  Readers may recall the outrage after resident rights and safety were compromised by nursing home …

  • Registered Nurse Arrested for Stealing Medication in a Nursing Home
    Posted on August 30, 2019 in News

    Police in Rhode Island arrested a 48-year-old nurse after she was accused of stealing controlled substances from the nursing home where she was employed.  Arrests like this one highlight how nursing home abuse and neglect can easily cross the complicated …

  • Nursing Home Fined for Failing to Prevent Sexual Abuse
    Posted on August 21, 2019 in News

    A nursing home in Illinois will pay a hefty fine after investigators determined the facility was at fault for the sexual abuse of a resident.  The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports that the facility will pay $25,000 due …

  • Does Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Have a Generator?
    Posted on August 14, 2019 in News

    As the 2019 hurricane season arrives, more than 1,000 nursing homes in Florida still do not have a permanent generator.  Following the heat-related senior deaths during Hurricane Irma, legislators deemed that every nursing home should be prepared with a back-up …

  • Hundreds of Nursing Home Residents Evacuated During Heat Wave
    Posted on August 8, 2019 in News

    A New Jersey nursing home temporarily relocated 183 residents in July, 2019 after a malfunctioning air conditioning system put residents’ lives in danger.  Voorhees Care and Rehabilitation in southern New Jersey had no choice but to evacuate all residents in …

  • What is a Sacral Pressure Ulcer?
    Posted on July 31, 2019 in News

    Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores or decubitus ulcers, are skin injuries that develop most commonly on bony areas of the body.  A sacral pressure ulcer is one of the most common types of these injuries.  The sacral region is …

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged with Sexual Abuse: Hidden Camera Captures Assaults
    Posted on July 24, 2019 in News

    Sexual abuse is one of the most horrifying types of nursing home abuse.  No one imagines that their loved one could be the victim of such a horrible crime in a place that is supposed to provide safety and care.  …

  • How Common is Sepsis in Nursing Homes?
    Posted on July 18, 2019 in News

    Sepsis is a medical condition that affects millions of people each year. Sadly, sepsis in nursing homes seems to be an ever-present problem plaguing elderly Americans.  Sepsis is the body’s response to an infection.  When the body responds to an …

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