Everything listed under: nursing home abuse and neglect attorney virginia

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit Pending For Forged DNR Paperwork

    A nursing home is being sued for a do not rescucitate order. The husband of a former nursing home patient says the order was forged. He believes she died under the order and should have been rescucitated at the time of her death.She went to the nursing home after her colon cancer progressed.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Under Investigation After Employees Fired For Misconduct

    Following reports of misconduct, eight employees at a state run nursing home facility were fired. As a result of the misconduct, one of the patients was allegedly injured. A disability rights organization is looking into the conduct of employees and treatment of patients along with the state. "I would say abuse, neglect and exploration,” said one of the representatives of the state disability rights group.   Read More...

  • Four Nursing Home Employees Indicted For Patient Abuse

    Four nursing home workers have been indicted for the abuse of a patient. The nursing home employees employees were witnessed restraining a patient, violating the standard of care. The patient was restrained with a therapy bag.The state Attorney General has indicted the individuals as well as one other individual who witnessed the event and did not report it.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Suffers Brain Bleed And Fracture

    A nursing home has allowed a patient to fall. As a result, the patient suffered a brain bleed and a hip fracture. The patient entered the facility as a high fall risk with two former falls. He was supposed to receive rehab and return home.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Staffing Levels Affect Sepsis Rate Experienced In Patients

    Nursing homes with lower staffing levels in one state experience a higher rate of sepsis in their patients. Patients suffer from sepsis caused by pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and bedsores. These illnesses often come from patients being bed rdden.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient's Family Wrongfully Informed Of Patient Death

    Family members of a nursing home patient were wrongly informed of her death. The nursing home has two patients with the same name and failed to verify the correct family and contact information for the patient. The family rushed to the nursing home facility from two hours away.“I called again at 5:30,” the patient's daughter said.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Removed From Facility Die To Neglect

    A nursing home facility has been accused of neglect. The loved one of a patient has removed her mother from the home based on concerns that her mother suffering from dementia was being neglected. “There was pee that was dried up," the patient's daughter claims. "Like she had been laying in it.   Read More...

  • VA Nursing Home Ranks Low For Quality Care

    A VA nursing home has been cited and identified as one of the lowest rated nursing homes in the country. Amid bed sores, overmedication, and staffing issues, patients are not receiving quality care. The care issues have little accountability per incidents cited by whistleblowers. One whistleblower went to a supervisor about a coworker who was mistreating a patient and neglecting to maintain the patient's hygiene.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Under Investigation For Patient Deaths

    A nursing home is under investigation following two patient deaths. Staff are protesting the facility and it's current administration stating that the deaths are the results of new ownership. Staff say the new owners provide less training and support. The patient deaths involved a patient jumping out of a window and another patient beaten to death by a fellow patient.   Read More...

  • Dementia Facility Receives Neighborhood Design And Feel For Patient Therapy

    Dementia patients in one state at an assisted living facility are receiving "reminiscent therapy". The facility has been designed to have the look and feel of a Norman Rockwell painting, offering nostalgic decor and street designs. The facility has small outdoor front porch units under an indoor painted sky that is lit in the day and dark at night. The design allows patients to perceive they are strolling down the street as they go from room to room.   Read More...