Everything listed under: nursing home assault

  • Nursing Home Employees Under Investigation For Rape Charges

    Nursing home employees are under investigation after a nursing home patient in a vegetative state gave birth to a child. Police are pursuing sexual assault charges and looking for DNA matches to the child from male employees. The investigation has been ongoing since earlier suspicions were raised. The head of the company earlier resigned just after charges were filed.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Raped, Family Files Lawsuit

    The family of an 84-year-old female patient was allegedly raped repeatedly. The family filed a lawsuit after contacting the facility with no response. The family then contacted local police who performed an investigation.   Read More...

  • Warrant Issued For Nursing Home Employee's Arrest For Abuse Of Patient

    A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a nursing home employee for the abuse of a nursing home patient. The patient was choked, slapped and hit for soiling himself. The employee was videotaped by a coworker on a cell phone. The video was brought to administration who called the police to file a report.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Employee Assaults Patient

    A former nursing home employee has filed a lawsuit against the nursing home where she worked. The employee accused a the nursing home of failure to report sexual assault of a patient by another employee. The nurse said she was fired after reporting the failure. The state investigated the incident and found a nurse assaulted a patient who was wheelchair bound.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient And Registered Sex Offender Assaults Other Patients

    Two patients at the nursing home were assaulted and police are investigated the circumstances. A nursing home is under investigation as well as a nursing home patient. The facility admitted a registered sex offender who failed to submit a change of address when admitted to the facility. The investigation will address whether or not the nursing home knew of the patient's status as a sex offender.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Alleges Sexual Assault By Nursing Home Employee

    A nursing home is under investigation after an incident was reported to the police and state health department. A nurse at the facility walked in to a patient crying in her room. The patient told the nurse she had been sexually assaulted.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Sexually Assaulted By Another Patient; Plaintiff Wins Generous Award

    At all times relevant, an 80-year-old female nursing home patient had dementia and was cognitively incapacitated. The patient was incapable of receiving and evaluating information effectively and responding to people, events, or environments to such an extent that she was able to meet the essential requirements of her health, care, safety, or therapeutic needs, rendering her incapable of taking care of or protecting herself or her affairs. The nursing home knew that the patient was cognitively i...  Read More...

  • Patient Dropped, Sustains Fractures & Pressure Ulcer, Later Assaulted; Nursing Home Settles

    An 88-year-old patient was known at all times relevant by the nursing home staff to be a high fall risk due to a history of falls, psychotropic drug use, decline in mental status, and a history of CVA with hemiparesis and contractures.  The patient was totally dependent on the nursing home’s staff for her activities of daily living and for mobility, including transfers, for which she required the assistance of two staff members and the use of a mechanical lift.  Due to the CVA, t...  Read More...

  • CNA Arrested For Hitting Nursing Home Patient In Mouth

    A nursing home CNA was arrested for hitting a patient in the mouth. “The victim said the woman who took care of her at nighttime struck her in the face when she was trying to change her clothes,” the sheriff's office spokesperson said. “The CNA was trying to put dirty pants on her.” For more, read the story.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fined After Staff Don't Intervene in Patient Beating With Wheelchair Pedal

    A nursing home patient's nose was fractured and required many sutures and staples to close head lacerations after she was hit repeatedly on the head by another resident with a wheelchair foot pedal. Staff found the woman in “a pool of blood all over” with another resident standing over her bed and continuing to strike her. There was blood “all over” the walls, sheets and the resident’s head.The home was fined because a registered nurse was seen leaving the room ...  Read More...