Archive: Oklahoma

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

June 2015

May 2015

Tulsa Woman Pleads Guilty To Caretaker Abuse

Court documents show Shaw taunted the resident about her inability to speak, and reportedly told her, “Don’t talk like that, you’re not a baby.” Shaw told another nursing aide the resident got on her nerves. Witnesses saw Shaw intentionally let go of the resident’s arm, causing her to fall backward and hit her head on […]

Friday the 1st

February 2015

January 2015

September 2014

An ‘F’ for Oklahoma nursing homes

A Florida-based advocacy group has published its second annual nursing home report cards and dropped Oklahoma’s rank from 48th to 49th in the nation. Families for Better Care issued an “F” to Oklahoma nursing homes, writing in their annual report that nursing homes here “consistently underachieved, scoring below average or failing grades in three of […]

Monday the 22nd

July 2014

August 2008

Ex-administrator pleads in trust fund thefts

Edmund, OK – A former administrator at an Edmond nursing home pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $3,000 from residents in her care. In the plea agreement, Susan Gail Evers, 55, receives a two-year deferred sentence and was ordered to pay a $500 fine, a $100 victim compensation assessment and court costs, according to […]

Friday the 8th

Former Bartlesville nursing home worker charged

Bartlesville, OK – A former admissions coordinator for a Bartlesville nursing home was arrested last week after being charged with eight felony counts of financial exploitation by caretaker, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said in a press release issued Thursday. Bobbie Jo Wilhelm, 53, was charged in Washington County District Court after an investigation by Edmondson’s […]

Friday the 1st

July 2008

Advocates for Oklahoma law heading to Washington

Oklahoma City, OK – When Wes Bledsoe’s grandmother died in an Oklahoma City nursing home in 2000 because of negligent care, he vowed at her grave site to work to prevent similar deaths in the future. For nearly a decade, Bledsoe has pushed state lawmakers for stricter laws to prevent the abuse of nursing home […]

Saturday the 19th