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  • Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect

     A nursing home is closing due to lack of funding. The facility received several state inspections yielding bad reports. As a result, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid terminated funding for the facility. Patients will need to relocate as the facility closes.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fire Evacuates Facility

    A fire that blazed at a nursing home is now under investigation. The fire caused a facility evacuation of all its patient. Twenty of the patients were injured in the fire.   Read More...

  • Nursing Homes Facing Large Fines Turnover Leadership

    A group of nursing homes running under the leadership of a non-profit group will turnover to new leadership soon. Three of the 20 facilities received fines of up to $1.2 million for violating standards of care. The facilities fell into financial hardship and required reallocation of leadership in order to survive. One of the facilities dealing with financial struggles failed to make rent payments for three months totaling $10.5 million.   Read More...

  • Young Girl Gifts Nursing Home Patients With Christmas Gifts

    A twelve-year-old girl who makes jewelry and sells it has taken on nursing home patients and their wishlists for Christmas with a passion. Initially she started with a craft through her school to gift to patients. She then fell in love with spending time with nursing home patients and decided to help with creating crafts with the seniors. As Christmas approached and relationships developed, she decided to ask what they would like for Christmas.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged With Abuse Of Patient

    A nursing home worker has been accused of abuse of a nursing home patient. Authorities have charged the worker with felony patient abuse and neglect and misdemeanor assault of a handicapped person. The worker has been release on $25,000 bond. Allegations prompted an investigation by police after the family identify abuse of their loved one.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Worker Charged With Abuse Of Patient

    A nursing home worker has been accused of abuse of a nursing home patient. Authorities have charged the worker with felony patient abuse and neglect and misdemeanor assault of a handicapped person. The worker has been release on $25,000 bond. Allegations prompted an investigation by police after the family identify abuse of their loved one.   Read More...

  • Former Nursing Home Employees Convicted Of Elder Abuse

    Three former nursing home employees have been convicted of elder abuse after allowing a patient to suffer injuries. The employees claimed they were monitoring the patient throughout the night based on their documentation. However, video surveillance proved no one entered the room. The patient suffered over 100 ant bites in the 11 hours she was unmonitored despite falsified records stating she was monitored.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Administrator On Trial For Crimes

    A nursing home administrator has been charged with elder abuse by the state attorney general's office. His charges include four misdemeanor counts for allegations of elder abuse, wrongfully discharging patients unable to care for themselves who ended up in the hospital among other charges. The administrator is currently on trial for his crimes. The nursing home facility would not comment on the case.   Read More...

  • Man Charged With Rape Of Nursing Home Patients

    A man has been charged with the rapes of two nursing home patients. He was brought before a judge and confined to his home with an order to were a GPS bracelet. He was also ordered to stay away from nursing homes in general, as well as the two victims of the rape. The man was found to be a danger to the public and is expected at a court hearing in the coming month.   Read More...

  • Fatal Nursing Home Fire Under Investigation

    A fatal fire that killed four nursing home patients and injured more than two dozen others is still under investigation. The start of the fire has been identified as the back patio of the facility. The fire raged overnight and caused major damage to the facility. 133 patients have been displaced from the home in the aftermath of the fire.   Read More...

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