Archive for September, 2005

Nursing home abuse headlines from September, 2005.

September 2005

Nursing home worker charged with raping elderly woman

Des Moines, IA – A central Iowa nursing home worker has been charged with raping an elderly disabled woman who was left in his care. Forty-four-year-old Frank Daugard Junior is charged with sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The alleged incident happened Tuesday night at the Adair Community Health Center. Read the full text of the […]

Friday the 30th

Michigan Attorney General Cox Charges Two UP Nursing Home Employees With Patient Abuse and Failure to Report; Kingsford CNA, Sault St. Marie Administrator Violated Laws Regarding Care of Residents in Their 90s

Lansing, MI – Attorney General Mike Cox announced today that he has charged a Kingsford Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with abuse of a 99-year-old female nursing home resident. In a separate case, Cox charged a former Sault Ste. Marie nursing home administrator with failing to report injury and neglect of a 90-year-old female resident who […]

Thursday the 29th

Nursing Home Abuse Allegations

Irvine, KY – Attorney General Greg Stumbo announced the indictment of two nursing assistants for multiple counts of abuse at Irvine Health and Rehabilitation Center. The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Division say the two nursing assistants, 27-year-old Lisa Kilburn and 30-year-old Kim Congleton abused elderly and medically fragile patients by administering laxative […]

Thursday the 29th

Regulators have no evacuation plans for nursing homes

Dallas, TX – Texas regulators said Friday they don’t have copies of nursing home evacuation plans and don’t know whether too many homes rely on too few transportation contractors. The admission, following a charter bus explosion that killed elderly evacuees and days of freeway gridlock, added to mounting generic viagra online pharmacy questions about state […]

Friday the 23rd

blockquote>MI – Michigan is taking the extra step to protect some of its most vulnerable residents, the elderly and disabled, with a bipartisan package of bills that would require anybody providing care for them to undergo background checks. It’s a sensible approach. News media — The Blade included — have presented reports in the past […]

Saturday the 17th

Nursing Home Business Appeals Fines

OK – The proposed fines against Oklahoma Nursing Homes Ltd. of Sallisaw are being appealed and the more than $400,000 in fines remain in dispute. A year ago, the state health department announced it was seeking the fines against a Hominy nursing home owned by the Sallisaw company where investigators found abuse and neglect. The […]

Friday the 16th