Everything listed under: nursing home lawyer

  • Nursing Home Caregiver Falsifies Records To Cover Neglect

    A licensed practical nurse (LPN) has been charged with neglect of vulnerable adults. She was a former caregiver at a nursing home facility where concerns arose regarding her treatment of patients at the facility. The nurse was noted signing documents saying she had dispensed medication to four patients.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Barred From Receiving New Patients Due To Violations

    Patients are not allowed to be admitted to a nursing home receiving fines for violations dating months back. Nursing home staff put some residents in immediate jeopardy causing the bar on admissions until quality of care is improved. The nursing home is under 20 hours of monitoring a week as well.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Drug Theft Rises

    Drug abuse and theft have risen in one state involving nursing home patients. Nursing home workers account for one fifth of the theft of drugs from nursing home patients in one state. To combat the growing problem, nursing home facilities are enacting stricter tracking mechanisms for their patients' medications or installing surveillance cameras to monitor the movement of prescription drugs.  "Drug diversion and prescription abuse is a growing area of concern nationally and in Minnesota," a...  Read More...