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Posts tagged "California"

Palm Desert Theft Deprives Elderly Resident of Over $1800

A 75-year-old woman has spoken out recently about a Palm Desert theft that deprived her of several of her possessions, as well as a significant amount of cash, after a stay at the ManorCare nursing home. The theft has gone on to spark dissent between the resident and the ManorCare company as the struggle to … Continue reading Palm Desert Theft Deprives Elderly Resident of Over $1800

Hillcrest Sexual Assault of 88-Year-Old Resident Sparks Outrage

The recent sexual assault of an 88-year-old nursing home resident has shocked many citizens of the San Diego and Hillcrest areas. Multiple sources, including ABC Channel 10 San Diego covered the developments of the Hillcrest sexual assault and the fate of the perpetrator. According to officers in the San Diego Police Department who were familiar … Continue reading Hillcrest Sexual Assault of 88-Year-Old Resident Sparks Outrage

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

New Rules Increase Staffing Requirements in California Nursing Homes

In July 2018, new staffing requirements were quietly passed for California nursing homes as a part of the states yearly budget bill. The new rules require nursing facilities to provide at least 3.5 hours of direct care per resident per day, an increase from the previous 3.2 hours. The goal is for nursing home staff … Continue reading New Rules Increase Staffing Requirements in California Nursing Homes