Everything listed under: nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer virginia

  • Nursing Home Study Reveals For-Profit Patients Suffer Neglect At Higher Rate Than Non-Profit

    A recent study shows that patients experience a higher rate of neglect at for-profit nursing homes than non-profit nursing homes. The study reviewed 1,150 seniors treated at 5 hospitals in a large city. The treatment involved severe dehydration in residents with feeding tubes, bed sores, broken catheters and improper medication management.“We saw more — and more serious — diagnoses among residents of for-profit facilities that were consistent with severe clinical signs of neglect,” said an assoc...  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 Patient Dies, Employees Plead Guilty To Felony Charges Associated

    Two Nursing home employees have pleaded guilty to a felony charge of falsifying records. The employees logged bed checks for a patient during the time she was not present in the facility. The patient suffering from dementia wandered away in the night.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Nurses Have High Turnover Rate In One State

    Nursing homes in one state are experiencing a 97% annual turnover rate of staff. Nurses say they are overworked and have a patient ratio they cannot handle. Family members of loved ones a nursing home say that they have difficulties getting nurses to respond to call bells in their love ones rooms.You're talking about, on average, the entire staff, direct care staff, turning over at least once a year," said the president of the state healthcare association.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies After Fracture Suffered From Improper Transfer

    A nursing home has been accused of abuse after a patient's death. The patient died after suffering a hip fracture during a transfer and died a month later. The patient required 2 people to transfer her from her wheelchair to the bath tub.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Nurse Convicted Of Abuse Of Patients

    A former nursing home employee was convicted by a grand jury following an investigation into her care of the elderly. A complaint was made regarding her level of care and the facility investigated. Pursuant to the investigation, care violations and abuse were identified for 5 different patients under her care.The nurse was arrested and then convicted of abuse of the nursing home patients.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fined For Patient Death

    A nursing home has been fined over $77,000 relating to the death of a patient. The patient was noted to be in pain for days before her death. She also went without water for days. The fine cited by the state health department was originally a lower amount.   Read More...

  • Nursing Homes Under Investigation For Treatment Of Veterans

    Nursing homes are under investigation for poor quality healthcare of veterans. The veterans as patients are in need of the best care of their life for serving their country. Instead, some are experiencing the worst care.   Read More...