Nursing Home Fails To Report Abuse Of Patient, Lawsuit Ensues
A nursing home facility failed to report an incident involving the abuse of a patient after being made aware. The incident took place in a patient's room, where two nursing assistants strapped the patient to her bed after blocking her from leaving her room and then dragging her across the floor. The patient sustained bruises on her legs and arms.
The nursing home facility did not follow proper procedures in alerting the state. However, an employee at the facility decided to report it when administration did not. The incident was recorded on video surveillance, verifying the report. Now the family is suing the nursing home for abuse of their loved one. For more, read the story.
Posted on Sat, January 9, 2016
by Melissa Small filed under