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  • Nursing Home Food Safety Violations a Threat
    Posted on October 11, 2019 in Informative

    Long-term care experts are expressing concern about nursing home food safety violations that seem to affect facilities across the United States.  Unlike restaurant inspections, food inspections at nursing homes fly largely under the radar.  However, with an increasing focus on …

  • Nursing Homes and the Risk of Candida Auris
    Posted on October 4, 2019 in News

    For the past five years, health officials across the world have turned an eye toward a mysterious and deadly fungus called Candida auris.  With reports of the fungus reaching the United States in increasing numbers, nursing homes are under scrutiny. …

  • Lehigh Valley Nursing Home Inspections Reveal Deficiencies
    Posted on September 26, 2019 in News

    Lehigh Valley nursing homes recently underwent inspections from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.  The findings are alarming.  Nursing home inspection reports suggest serious deficiencies at several Lehigh Valley facilities.  Several inspections were conducted after complaints were made against the facility. …

  • Iowa Facility Facing Two Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits
    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 …

  • 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 …

  • RN Arrested for Stealing Medication in 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 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 …

  • 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 …

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