Archive for July, 2006

Nursing home abuse headlines from July, 2006.

July 2006

Nursing home to pay fine after patient kills patient

Toledo, OH – A nursing home has agreed to pay a fine of about $60,000 and correct problems found by the state after the death of a patient who was beaten with a bathroom towel bar. Correcting the problems means the Foundation Park Care Center can receive buy levitra best price payments for new patients […]

Monday the 31st

Report cites emotional abuse at nursing home: Investigation says worker used resident’s dementia against her

Grand Rapids, MN – An employee of a Grand Rapids, Minn., nursing home emotionally abused one of its residents this spring, telling a woman suffering from dementia that he would “kill” her baby doll, according to the results of a state investigation released this week. The employee, a certified nursing assistant, was accused of getting […]

Saturday the 29th

Backers show support of veterans’ facility

Murfreesboro, TN – After allegations of physical and verbal abuse and neglect, veterans’ nursing home administrators and the families of veterans defended a Murfreesboro home Wednesday that has been the target of the charges. Recently, the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro came under attack from three families for allegations of abuse. One of those […]

Friday the 28th

Patient Abuse Charge Could Lead to Second Investigation

Wilmington, NC – The arrest of a Wilmington nursing home worker could lead to another investigation involving the facility itself and whether it followed procedures. Nursing Assistant Brenda Harper turned herself in to police Monday to face charges of patient abuse. Detectives say she hit a 90-year-old patient in the head three times and swore […]

Friday the 28th

Nursing home fined after patient death

Toledo, OH – A Toledo nursing home where a patient was beaten to death has agreed to pay a fine of about $60,000 and correct problems found by the state. The Foundation Park Care Center must fix deficiencies ranging from abuse to housekeeping problems. Once they do, they are again eligible to receive Medicare and […]

Wednesday the 26th

Accusations of Patient Abuse at Local Nursing Home

Wilmington, NC – There is a warrant out for the arrest of a Wilmington nursing home worker accused of abusing an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease. The woman worked at the Oakdale Heights Senior Living Center on 17th Street. In mid-June, co-workers told administrators they saw her hit a 90-year-old woman over the head three […]

Wednesday the 26th

St. Marys Council Hears Complaints About City’s Nursing Home

St Marys, GA – St. Marys City Council has ordered an investigation of the city-owned St. Mary’s Convalescent Center after getting an earful about problems at the center from former employees and patients’ family members. At a special called meeting Thursday afternoon that lasted over three hours, several people emotionally detailed problems of abuse, lack […]

Friday the 21st