Archive: South Carolina

Nursing home abuse headlines from the South Carolina nursing home abuse news archives.

June 2017

December 2016

October 2014

Abuse alleged at Aiken nursing home

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating a case of alleged elder abuse at a local nursing home. Officers were called to Aiken Regional Medical Centers on Saturday, where a nurse said they had received a 70-year-old patient from an Aiken nursing home, according to an incident report. The victim had multiple bruises on […]

Wednesday the 22nd

September 2014

May 2014

Bill can help nursing home residents

The S.C. Senate Medical Affairs Committee’s recent 7-7 vote on legislation to allow residents of nursing homes to install electronic monitoring systems demonstrates a need for more critical analysis of the subject. The news has been inundated with reports on alleged neglect of nursing home residents throughout the nation. No one can argue there is […]

Wednesday the 28th

July 2008

Death at C.M. Tucker: Feds Allege Constitutional Violations at State-Run Nursing Home in Columbia

Columbia, SC – Residents of a Columbia nursing home that the S.C. Department of Mental Health operates have suffered preventable deaths, injuries and illnesses because the department failed to provide them with adequate care. Running afoul of generally accepted professional standards, the inadequate care violated rights of the residents outlined in the Constitution and federal […]

Wednesday the 23rd

April 2008

November 2007

Two South Carolina Nursing Homes Make List of 54 Worst in Nation; nation’s worst” list

Columbia, SC – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Thursday released the first-ever ranking of the 54 worst-performing nursing homes in the country, and two South Carolina facilities are on the list. Ridgeview Manor is in Hopkins, east of Columbia. Magnolia Manor is in Moncks Corner. Ridgeview Manor had 31 health deficiencies and […]

Friday the 30th