Medical Errors Occur Frequently in Kentucky Nursing Homes

Louisville, KY- Many residents of nursing homes and other skilled nursing facilities are there temporarily; they require acute round care but aren’t at the stage where they need to be in facility to live out the rest of their days. So, they…

Nursing Home Cited after Patient Suffers Fatal Fall from Mechanical Lift

Miami, FL- Many nursing home residents are immobile or unable to walk so they require the assistance of the home’s staff. Mechanical lifts can be an invaluable tool for a facility and is supposed to prevent falls, but when this equipment is…

Police Arrest Naked Man in Wheelchair after Assaulting Fellow Nursing Home Resident

Madison, NJ, Police have charged a 73 year-old man with assault after he violently beat a fellow resident nearly 20 years his senior. According to NJ.com, when police arrived at the Pine Acres Nursing Home in Madison around 4 a.m. Thursday…

Common Signs of Abuse and Neglect in Wisconsin Nursing Homes

Milwaukee, WI- At any given point in the U.S. there are approximately 3 million people living in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities the majority of which are seniors. These seniors are frail, often suffering from chronic health…

Illinois Nursing Home Sued after Condom Found is Resident’s Stomach

Chicago, Il- A Chicago-area nursing home is facing a nursing home negligence lawsuit after a condom was found in one resident’s stomach. The suit was filed in behalf of L.C. Scott a resident of Westchester Health, who died in February of…

Florida Nursing Home Hit with $16K Fine for Resuscitating Resident

Miami, FL- When an elderly or disabled person enters a nursing home they must inform that facility whether they won’t the facility and staff to take life-saving measures in the event that death is imminent. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders…

Florida Woman Suffers Serious Injuries after Fall from Wheelchair Lift

Pasco County, FL- Administrators of nursing homes have a duty to assure that residents are not harmed in their in their care. Conduction routine maintenance at their facility and on their vehicles is one of the ways in which nursing homes can…

Health Consequences of Neglect in Alabama Nursing Homes

Mobile, AL- For people of any age an issue with their can be troubling, but for an elderly personal an illness or health concern can have dire consequences and on some occasions can hasten their death. Families place their aging loved ones in…

How to Handle Abuse and Neglect in Kentucky Nursing Homes

Louisville, KY- A nursing home is supposed to be a place where a senior will live out their remaining days with the confidence their needs will be taken care of and they will be safe from harm. Unfortunately, there are too many occasions when…