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The Louisiana Health Department Report shows the importance of correctly recognizing and operating CPAP and BiPAP devices.

Louisiana Health Department Report Casts Doubt on Nursing Staff

A Louisiana Health Department report issued following an investigation of the Iberville Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation home in Plaquemine, Louisiana showed some troubling signs that some licensed nurse practitioners at the facility may be troublingly uneducated about specific patient care devices. The resident which sparked the complaint that lead officials to conduct an investigation, a … Continue reading Louisiana Health Department Report Casts Doubt on Nursing Staff

The Summerville home withdrawal has resulted in yet another lawsuit being levied against the Oakbrook nursing home.

Summerville Home Withdrawal Showcases Severe Shortcomings

Candace Johnson believed that the Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center was the perfect place for her 83-year-old mother to live. Unfortunately, the Summerville home withdrawal that she executed just two months later spoke to the complicated array of issues. Originally housed in New Jersey, Candace Johson’s 83-year-old recent move from New Jersey was supposed to … Continue reading Summerville Home Withdrawal Showcases Severe Shortcomings

Northern Michigan University played host to the Elder Abuse Task Force's final town hall meeting.

Elder Abuse Task Force Reaches Final Michigan Town Hall Meeting

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, State Representative Sarah Cambensy, Supreme Court Justice Megan Cavanagh, and the rest of the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force hosted the final Elder Abuse Town Hall at Northern Michigan University’s campus Aug. 12, 2019. The final stop of the Elder Abuse Task Force covered a variety of topics, including communicating … Continue reading Elder Abuse Task Force Reaches Final Michigan Town Hall Meeting

The Asheville assault demonstrates the importance of police reporting in nursing home abuse.

Asheville Assault Lands Nursing Assistant Behind Bars

A North Carolina nursing home assistant has been released after assaulting a disabled elderly resident at the StoneCreek Health & Rehabilitation Center in Asheville. The perpetrator of the Asheville assault, 34-year-old Tryquissa Maria Liverman, was charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault of a disabled individual. The arrest occurred Aug. 15, 2019, at the corporate … Continue reading Asheville Assault Lands Nursing Assistant Behind Bars

The resident harassment video reminds consumers that increased technology increases privacy risks.

Resident Harassment Video Sparks Outrage and Litigation in Glenview

A video recording made at the Abington of Glenview nursing home has sparked legal recourse from the family of a humiliated resident. The resident harassment video shows a 91-year-old resident, Margaret Collins, being taunted and humiliated by two nursing assistants and was posted to the social media platform Snapchat December 21, 2018. In the resident … Continue reading Resident Harassment Video Sparks Outrage and Litigation in Glenview

The Mansfield morphine overdose came from a simple oversight in observation, but had dire consequences.

Mansfield Morphine Overdose Draws Criticism From Health Authorities

The Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation recently found themselves at the center of controversy after overmedicating a patient with morphine. The Mansfield morphine overdose was recorded to be ten times more than recommended as safe and drew the ire of the Connecticut Public Health Department. Owned by the New Samaritan Corporation, the Mansfield Center … Continue reading Mansfield Morphine Overdose Draws Criticism From Health Authorities

The two nursing assistants involved in the Macclenny resident assault have been arrested this week.

Macclenny Resident Assault Results in Two Nursing Home Staffers’ Arrest

In Macclenny, Florida two former nursing assistants are now in a jail cell following reports of savage mishandling of an elderly resident. The Macclenny resident assault was revealed on Tuesday along with the arrest of the perpetrators: Trestany Wilkerson and Rikki Davis. The Macclenny resident assault occurred at the Macclenny Nursing and Rehab facility. The … Continue reading Macclenny Resident Assault Results in Two Nursing Home Staffers’ Arrest

A nursing home ban can isolate visitation from family who may need more socialization.

Nursing Home Ban of Whistleblower Sparks Controversy In Oklahoma City

Many people choose a nursing home for their loved ones based on their ability to visit and care for them easily. Unfortunately, Oklahoma’s News 9 showed that sometimes that visitation can be revoked after one woman had that right impeded when she received a nursing home ban. T.J. Sarrington filed a complaint with the Oklahoma Department of … Continue reading Nursing Home Ban of Whistleblower Sparks Controversy In Oklahoma City

Thousands gather in Detroit to protest the understaffing crisis in Michigan nursing homes.

Understaffing Crisis In Nursing Homes Addressed In Detroit

For many, the understaffing crisis in Michigan nursing homes is an open secret. Union representatives have stated that the state staffing rates are “one of the lowest in the country” according to the Michigan Radio. Last Tuesday, however, in the “motor city” of Detroit, nursing home employees, unions, and lawmakers gathered to bring attention to … Continue reading Understaffing Crisis In Nursing Homes Addressed In Detroit

The recent resident dumping litigation could provide protections to prevent dumping residents on the streets.

Resident Dumping Litigation Ruling Forces California To Take Action

A recent ruling on a nursing home resident dumping litigation could help improve the treatment of California nursing home residents according to Law 360. On July 28, 2019, California’s Ninth Circuit court issued a ruling favoring three victims of nursing home dumping. Resident dumping is the involuntary discharging of a resident, often without warning. According … Continue reading Resident Dumping Litigation Ruling Forces California To Take Action