Everything listed under: nursing home whistleblower

  • Nursing Home Patients Suffering Poor Quality Care According To Whistleblower

    A family member of a nursing home patient has alerted a whistleblower hotline out of concerns of quality of patient care at the facility where her family member is a patient. The whistleblower notes the lack of toileting care and smell of urine in the hallway. "It really smells like urine all the way down the halls, and some of them will sit in those Depends pretty much for half a day, at least," says an Anonymous Person.She is very concerned and appalled with the treatment.   Read More...

  • Whistleblowers Help Catch Illegal Activities In Nursing Home Facilities

    Many nursing homes are being caught and punished for allowing illegal “kickbacks” to become a part of their system and a way to gain more money. An example of one of these illegal kickbacks is when the facility will pay doctors to send patients unnecessarily to their facility. Doing this increases the amount of patients that will come to their facility, which increases the amount of people they are billing, bringing in more money for the facility.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Reports Abuse, Loses Job

    In one nursing home a former employee claims she was fired from her job for reporting incidents of abuse and neglect towards patients. The former employee began reporting incidents anonymously so she would not be harassed for sharing information or even released from her position. After the reports seemed to go unheard or ignored for about five months, she decided to directly report her concerns about the abuse in the nursing home revealing her name.   Read More...