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Financial Abuse of Elderly is on the Rise

According to reports, the number of incidents involving financial abuse of vulnerable and elderly people has increased significantly over the past ten years. If your elderly loved one is in nursing home, it is important that you watch for financial … Continue reading

One in Five Nursing Home Residents Suffer Aggressive Attacks by Other Residents, Study Says

When we think of nursing home abuse, we typically think of a resident being abused or neglected by a staff member. But, according to a new study, more incidences of abuse actually involve other seemingly harmless residents, not nursing home … Continue reading

Two Connecticut Nursing Homes Cited for Abuse and Neglect

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) fined two nursing homes for violating the rights of residents through various abusive and neglectful actions. The Hartford Courant reports that Greenwich Woods Health Care Center was fined a total of $1,650 for … Continue reading

Report Shows Nursing Homes Fail to Report Cases of Abuse

According to a report issued last month by the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health Human Services, nursing home facilities across the country may not be reporting accusations of abuse or neglect. While nursing homes are required to … Continue reading

Should Texas Implement a Three-Strikes Law for Nursing Home Abuse?

Texas lawmakers are deciding whether they should crack down on nursing home abuse by implementing a three-strikes law that would force facilities to shut down after committing three violations within a two year period. The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission is … Continue reading

Nursing Home Negligence: Identifying Poor Hygiene

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult one and it can be made worse if you notice signs that your loved one may be experiencing abuse or neglect. Unfortunately, nursing home negligence is … Continue reading

Strange Man Found Sleeping in Disabled Mother’s Bed at Texas Nursing Home

An investigation of abuse is underway at a nursing home in Springs, Texas after the family of a woman living in the facility discovered that a strange man was sleeping in the same bed as their disabled mother. According to … Continue reading

What to Look Out for During Your Search for a Nursing Home

Finding the right nursing home for an elderly loved one may be one of the most traumatic and difficult decisions in a person’s life. While there are several clean and safe nursing homes that staff caring and ethical people, there … Continue reading

State Investigators Say Nursing Home Failed to Report Alleged Abuse

According to state reports, a nursing home in Zeeland, Michigan failed to investigate or report patient complaints of physical abuse by its staff. After receiving an anonymous tip, the state investigated allegations of abuse at Providence Christian Healthcare & Rehab … Continue reading

CEO Working to Correct Nursing Home Abuse in Andover Facility

CEO of a nursing home says he is working on a plan to correct allegations of patient mistreatment in an Andover nursing home. According to reports, Victoria Falls Skilled Nursing Center was ordered to pay more than $155,000 for its … Continue reading