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  • Elderly Woman Dies Due To Neglect, Bed Sores

    Two family members of an elderly woman have been sentenced to prison for neglect. The elderly woman suffered neglect for at least three years at the hands of her family. She was discharged from her home to the hospital where she died after suffering from bedsores.   Read More...

  • Tornado Displaces Nursing Home Patients

    A tornado in one state caused damage to the facility after 115 mph winds came through the area. The building lost most of its roof and debris flew inside. 100 patients had to be moved as a result.   Read More...

  • Legionnaire's Disease Confirmed In Three Nursing Home Patients

    Three cases of Legionnaires disease have been confirmed in a nursing home after being tested. The water that was contaminated was isolated to the nursing home facility where the patients were residing. The state had 50 confirmed cases last year.The symptoms he flu.   Read More...

  • Caregivers Ridicule Dying Patient On Snapchat

    A nursing home patient has died from a stroke. The lpatient's family believed the nursing home aides cared about the patient until their Snapchat video came to light. The patient was dying and the aides laughed and joked standing around her on video. "I don't know how someone can do what they did, and then minutes later…hug me.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Fined $10,000 In Patient Death Incident

    A nursing home has been fined for neglect of a patient that led to his death. The patient was allowed to choke and die after necessary procedures were not followed. The patient's food was not cut in pieces for him since he was known for choking.   Read More...

  • Nursing Homes Fined For Negligent Care

    Four nursing homes in one state have been find for negligence in patient care. Several incidents led to negligent incidents including a patient choking incident. The patient had a risk and history of choking.   Read More...

  • Family Files Lawsuit For Nursing Home Negligence In Patient's Death

    A grieving family has filed a lawsuit against a nursing home. The family claims the nursing home's neglect led to their mother's death. Their mother was a patient suffering from dementia.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Neglect Extends To Infection Prevention

    Nursing homes are failing in the area of protecting and isolating individuals particularly susceptible to infections. One infection that is dangerous specifically to the elderly is the "super bug". This type of infection can be life-threatening and is very dangerous to develop.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit Cites Wrongful Death

    The family of a nursing home patient has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging the negligence of the patient's care led to her death. The deceased patient was allowed to develop a pressure sore that grew more severe without proper care. The nursing home facility failed to turn and reposition the patient to avoid the pressure ulcers and then once developed to treat them properly.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Industry May Experience Decline In Next 5 Years

    Nursing homes may see a decline by 2021 according to some calculations. Family members are finding alternatives to nursing home care that are more cost efficient and yield better health outcomes for patients. The industry that typically fights for the bottom line will find that lower staffing levels and older facilities may not be effective competition against the option to stay at home. Even potential patients that would typically struggle to be mobile or drive are finding modern opportuni...  Read More...