Posts

,

What are some common signs of nursing home abuse in South Carolina?

South Carolina – September 11, 2021 When sub-standard care, or blatant actions of abuse cause harm to a nursing home resident, corrective actions may need to be taken that include reporting the suspicion of abuse to the administration,…
,

Nursing home residents resolve allegations of nursing home negligence, or abuse.

South Carolina – September 10, 2021 When nursing home abuse, or negligence in South Carolina occurs, settlements are a common method of recovery, apart from a full blown court case.  The reason settlements are commonplace include a victim’s…
,

South Carolina nursing home employee vaccinations against COVID-19 are lagging.

South Carolina – July 23, 2021 Nursing home residents may still be put at risk of COVID-19 infections in South Carolina.  Employee vaccinations are lagging compared to the rest of the U.S. and prioritizing vaccines for employees is at…
,

Are pressure sores considered nursing home abuse in South Carolina?

South Carolina – July 31, 2021 Families who are faced with the task of placing their loved ones in residential care facilities, or individuals who choose to move there for additional safety, wellness care, or to facilitate belonging in…
,

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…
, ,

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…
,

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…
,

Can families cite COVID-19 treatment as nursing home negligence in South Carolina?

South Carolina – February 10, 2021 South Carolina continues to be hard hit by the COVID-19 virus, recording an additional 5,000 new cases on Friday.  These new figures shatter the State’s daily record and residents should be reminded…