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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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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 must face suit over patient killed by alligator.

A South Carolina appellate panel ruled Wednesday that a nursing home cannot send to arbitration a suit accusing it of causing the death of a patient who wandered off and was killed by an alligator, saying claims lodged by the patient's granddaughter…
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Will the Governor’s order to increase visitation deter neglect in South Carolina nursing homes?

Gov. Henry McMaster said Friday he has asked the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to draft a plan that will allow immediate families to safely visit their loved ones who live in assisted living facilities, while…