Archive: Indiana

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Indiana nursing home abuse news archives.

August 2016

June 2008

Nursing Homes Fight Effort to Help Patients Sue: Proposed Legislation Would Clear Way for Patients With Quality-of-Care Grievances

South Bend, IN – A maintenance man in Indianapolis has been charged with rape and burglary, accused of assaulting an 89-year-old woman in a retirement home. This man didn’t have a prior record, but there are nursing home workers who do. A study in Michigan found 10 percent of the state’s nursing home workers had […]

Thursday the 19th

January 2008

August 2007

Rockville nursing facility remains on probation; Lee Alan Bryant issued 90-day probationary license

Rockville, IN – A Wabash Valley nursing home with a checkered history has been issued its second probationary license in four months, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Lee Alan Bryant Health Care Facilities in Rockville has been issued a 90-day probationary license, effective Aug. 1, according to Ken Severson, public affairs officer […]

Saturday the 4th

January 2007

Woman sues nursing home

Munster, IN – An 81-year-old former resident of a Chicago Heights nursing claims she was the victim of neglect and abuse during her two-month stay at the facility. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County court, Rose Capriotti alleged that while she was recuperating from a stroke at the Prairie Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation […]

Thursday the 11th

May 2006

Former nursing home director’s license suspended

Marion, IN – A state panel suspended the nursing license of a woman charged with neglecting a nursing home resident who was allegedly allowed to lay in his own waste for days. Zanna Paul, the former director of Nursing at Northgate Healthcare Center, was indicted for mistreating a 62-year-old man, who also was found with […]

Tuesday the 23rd

Former nursing home officials charged in patient’s neglect

Marion, IN – A grand jury has indicted two former nursing home officials on neglect charges, alleging they allowed a resident to lay in his own waste for days with back sores and maggot-covered clothing. Zanna Paul and Sandra Andersen reportedly placed the 62-year-old man “in a situation that endangered his life or health, resulting […]

Thursday the 18th

April 2006

Report IDs roots of elderly neglect: Understaffing — a problem in Indiana — can endanger nursing-home residents

Fort Wayne, IN – A national report examining nursing home abuse and neglect, released Friday, reveals understaffing as the underlying reason for continued problems. “The Faces of Neglect: Behind the Closed Doors of Nursing Homes,” commissioned by the National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, gives a look-back at the events and conditions surrounding 36 […]

Saturday the 29th

March 2006