Recent Headlines

Recent headlines from across the nation about nursing home abuse.

September 2018

Enid woman charged with abuse by caretaker

An Enid woman faces an abuse felony after officials said she punched a woman in the face at a nursing home. Jonnie Opal Bacher, 55, was charged Monday with one felony count of abuse by caretaker, according to court documents filed in Garfield County District Court. Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) […]

Tuesday the 18th

August 2018

Grand jury indicts woman in elder abuse case

A Maury County woman was arrested this month after allegedly abusing her elderly parent in a Mt. Pleasant nursing home. At the request of Adult Protective Services and the Mt. Pleasant Police Department, TBI agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit investigated a complaint of exploitation of an adult at a nursing home in Mt. […]

Tuesday the 21st

Lawsuit alleges Roseville nursing home and others understaffed on purpose – to increase profits

A recently filed lawsuit alleges Roseville Point Health & Wellness Center knowingly understaffed to save money. This case is among 15 class action lawsuits alleging purposeful understaffing at 15 nursing homes around California filed by elder abuse law firm Garcia, Artigliere & Medby and The Arns Law Firm, which represents workers and their families. Read […]

Thursday the 16th