Two Nurses at California Nursing Home Facing Criminal Charges over Resident’s Death

Los Angeles, CA- Two staff members of the Southern California nursing home are facing criminal charges in connection with a resident’s death. Attorney General Kamala Harris announced last week that she would be charging two nurses at the…

Nursing Home Employee Pleads Guilty to Covering Up Sexual Abuse

Herkimer, NY- A nurse who worked for a Herkimer nursing home plead guilty to charges that she, along with several other employees, covered up an incident in which a resident was sexually assaulted by another resident. This week Nicole Wagner-Stinson,…

New Illinois Law Allows Cameras in Nursing Homes

Lake County, IL- With the growing elder population and more opportunities for abuse and neglect, elder advocates see hidden cameras as best way to protect nursing home residents but they aren’t legal in many states. Illinois became the fifth…

Ignoring Care Plans Puts Florida Nursing Home Residents at Risk

West Palm Beach, FL- One way to ensure nursing home residents’ needs are being met is to create a care plan. This is something all Florida families should do for their loved ones when they enter a nursing home. Such plans detail a nursing…

Two Women Accused of Stealing $400K from Nursing Home Resident to Fund Las Vegas Trip

Las Vegas, NV- Nursing home residents are vulnerable to different forms of abuse and neglect, but financial exploitation is by far the most common form of abuse Nevada’s elderly residents face. Far too many residents have their money, jewelry…

Laws that Protect California Nursing Home Residents from Neglect and Abuse

San Diego, CA- The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that nearly one in ten seniors will experience abuse and neglect. In many cases, the abuse will occur in the victim’s home and the perpetrator is likely to be a trusted relative.…

What to Expect From Your Washington Nursing Home Neglect or Abuse Lawsuit

Seattle, WA- Families do their best to find a nursing home in Washington that will give their elderly or disabled loved one the care they need. They often go to great lengths to find a safe and well-staffed facility where their loved one won’t…

Dehydration and Malnutrition Could Signal Neglect in California Nursing Homes

Anaheim, CA- There are many reasons why an elderly or disabled person can’t meet their most basic of needs and must enter a nursing home. They may be unable walk or move without assistance or they could suffer from dementia. Whatever the reason,…

Family Sues State’s Largest Nursing Home Chain after Resident’s Suicide by Fire

Los Angeles, CA- Troubles are mounting for the Brius Healthcare, one of the largest nursing home chains in California. The company is now facing a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a mentally troubled patient who committed suicide by…

Two Employees of Escambia County Assisted Living Sentence for Elder Abuse and Neglect

Escambia County. FL- Two employees of an Escambia County assisted living facility were sentenced this week after being found guilty of elder abuse and neglect. Belie Brock Williams, owner and administrator of Kipling Manor was sentenced to…