Everything listed under: department of health

  • Premature Deaths of Residents at one Nursing Home Facility Not Investigated

    One nursing home is facing consequences after instances of residents’ unexpected deaths went unreported. According to the law, these sorts of untimely deaths are to be reported to the Department of Health. Caregiver abuse, neglect, and mistreatment must be ruled out as a cause or aid to the residents’ deaths.Consequently, the nursing home is facing both federal and state fines.   Read More...

  • Facility for Disabled Residents May Have Neglected Safety Protocol

    One nursing home for persons with physical and psychological ailments has reportedly neglected to take precautions for its residents’ safety. If a nursing home participates in Medicaid and/or Medicare programs, there are specific criteria that the facility must strictly follow. According to its state’s Department of Health, staff at this facility were not adequately protecting the residents from various types of physical and sexual abuse.This facility has faced issues in the past, fr...  Read More...