“The patient was a double-amputee who had a number of other ailments including being partially paralyzed, type-2 diabetes, glaucoma and impaired cognition. The man has since passed away. The investigation began after the man’s son called the Attorney General’s office about the care his father was receiving at the nursing home. Investigators say hidden cameras caught six […]
Thursday the 27th
The [Connecticut] Department of Public Health has fined four nursing homes more than $1,000 each for one case of physical abuse and incidents that left residents with cuts, bruises and a broken bone.
Friday the 21st
The study, prepared by the minority (Democratic and Independent) staff of the Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee, finds that 30 percent of nursing homes in the United States — 5,283 facilities — were cited for almost 9,000 instances of abuse over a recent two-year period, from January 1999 to January 2001. […]
Tuesday the 11th