Archive for November, 2007

Nursing home abuse headlines from November, 2007.

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

Nurse aide charged with abuse forbidden to work in Virginia

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Board of Nursing took action Wednesday against an aide accused of abusing elderly patients in Virginia Beach, revoking her right to work in nursing homes in the commonwealth. The former certified nurse aide, Patricia Annette Dukes Moore, worked at three nursing homes and one assisted-living facility between summer 2001 and […]

Wednesday the 14th

Case of local nurse aide accused of abuse set for review

Norfolk, VA – The case of a nursing home aide accused of committing a string of violations in four Virginia Beach facilities is scheduled to be reviewed Wednesday by the Virginia Board of Nursing. The allegations against Patricia Annette Dukes Moore include abuse of residents and span more than five years in Virginia. But the […]

Sunday the 11th

Veterans’ home review reveals incidents of violence

Murfreesboro, TN – Incidents of nursing home residents attacking other residents and carrying razor blades as weapons convinced state inspectors that the Tennessee Veterans’ Home in Murfreesboro is still failing to protect residents from one another, an October inspection report shows. Several episodes of resident-on-resident abuse, including one incident that resulted in hospitalization, also were […]

Sunday the 11th