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Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Increasing

Nursing Home Abuse Cases Increase in the US When an elderly loved one becomes too frail to care for themselves any longer, the hardest choice the family must make is whether or not to put the relative in a nursing home. The next decision is deciding which nursing home to trust. And with cases of nursing home abuse increasing while reporting … [Read more...]

Snapchat Photos Lead to Elder Abuse Charges

Massachusetts Nursing Aides Charged with Elder Abuse for Snapchat Photos Two Massachusetts nursing home employees face elder abuse charges after posting videos of an incident of abuse on Snapchat. The mobile app, which allows users to share photos and videos with their friends for a very short period of time, retained the images on its servers, … [Read more...]

Sexual Nursing Home Abuse in WA State Went Unreported

Dementia Patients Allowed to Molest, Abuse Other Patients in Bizarre Sexual Nursing Home Abuse Case A nursing home in Cashmere, Washington faces allegations of serious sexual nursing home abuse after investigators discovered that the long-term care facility stood by and allowed some dementia patients to sexually abuse other patients. "She can't … [Read more...]

Georgia Nursing Home Abuse Case Under Investigation

Woman Hospitalized After Gruesome Injuries, Nursing Home Abuse Case Under Investigation Metro Atlanta police are investigating a nursing home abuse case for potential nursing home abuse charges after a 77-year-old female resident was hospitalized with gruesome injuries. The victim was rushed to the emergency room on Tuesday, April 14th, with a … [Read more...]

South Carolina Reconsiders Cameras to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse

South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Bill to Allow Cameras in Facilities to Prevent Nursing Home Abuse A handful of states have passed bills allowing concerned family members to place hidden cameras, sometimes called “grannycams,” in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to keep an eye out for nursing home abuse. However, controversy … [Read more...]

Home Health Agency Sued for Elder Abuse Due to Infected Bed Sores

Louisiana Home Health Agency Faces Elder Abuse Lawsuit for Leaving Gauze in Bed Sores A home health agency in Louisiana is being sued for elder abuse by a patient whose bed sores were treated with gauze.  While the use of gauze may have been appropriate, the gauze was left in the wound causing such serious damage and infection that the bed sores … [Read more...]

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