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A former employee attempted the assault of a South Carolina nursing home resident.

South Carolina – July 13, 2021 A 37-year-old South Carolina man is accused of exposing himself and attempting to sexually assault a resident at the nursing home where he was working.  South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced…
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Special requirements for feeding dementia patients in South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – July 20, 2021 Dementia is a common problem for elderly and a primary cause for long term care at a skilled nursing facility in South Carolina. It is a federal violation of resident rights to disrespect any South Carolina…
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How should a family in Iowa research a nursing home before letting a relative stay there?

Iowa City, IA - Nursing homes are supposed to prove essential forms of healthcare for elderly and sick individuals who cannot take care of themselves. In theory, this sounds like it should be a simple concept, but the reality is that nursing…
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COVID-19 staff reduction impacts vicarious liability in South Carolina nursing homes.

South Carolina – June 28, 2021 Resident rights. The Nursing Home Reform Act under Title IV of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 outlines residential rights to protect the over one million elder Americans living in nursing homes…
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If a short-term stay in a South Carolina nursing home ends in a broken hip, is it abuse?

South Carolina – June 28, 2021 Families may become weary when a short term rehabilitation stay in a nursing home results in a broken hip, caused by a slip and fall. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, screening…
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How can nursing homes maintain the appropriate standard of care in Iowa?

Iowa City, IA - If a nursing home or any other entity is sued for negligence, there will need to be an analysis of the proper standard of care. When there is evidence to show that the facility has breached the standard of care, they may be negligent…
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Can residents correct poor care, or negative treatment in South Carolina nursing homes?

South Carolina – June 14, 2021 There are situations where a nursing home may not be providing the proposed level of care to a resident that was promised upon moving in, and the facilities may fall short of providing services as outlined…
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South Carolina nursing home abuse claims based on ordinary vs. gross negligence.

South Carolina – June 14, 2021 Nursing home residents in South Carolina are afforded certain protections and levels of care in accordance with the Resident’s Bill of Rights, both under Federal and State laws. The Nursing Home Reform Act…

Fond du Lac Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Burlington Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Campbell Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Puyallup Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Bell Gardens Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Midland Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…

Leominster Nursing Home Injuries

Choosing a nursing home is complicated: nursing home liability signs of abuse.  A nursing home is a facility that provides organized, structured nursing care and services to its residents. United States nursing homes usually cannot operate…
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South Carolina nursing home employee charged for sexual acts on elderly resident.

South Carolina – February 20, 2021 A Sumter County nursing home employee was arrested early Saturday morning for reportedly attempting to engage in a sexual act with a resident. The 36-year-old offender was discovered when another employee…