Archive for June, 2014

Nursing home abuse headlines from June, 2014.

June 2014

Maryhaven, Ballard nursing homes hit with suit alleging neglect

According to the complaint, Borras was admitted to the Maryhaven center in Glenview on Jan. 19, 2012, suffering from many conditions, including dementia, muscle weakness, convulsions, hypertension and diabetes. She was then admitted to the Ballard center in Des Plaines on July 17, 2012. During her stay at both facilities, Borras claims she developed multiple […]

Wednesday the 25th

Andover nurse accused in nursing home abuse pleads not guilty

The nurse charged with mistreating a patient at an Andover nursing home has pleaded not guilty. Geofrey Nyanswego appeared in a Butler County courtroom Monday. He had his nursing license suspended following an investigation at Victoria Falls Nursing Center in May. The investigation focused on the possible abuse and neglect of at least one resident. […]

Monday the 23rd

Casey Kasem could have died from wife disconnecting his feeding tube, snatching him from nursing home

Casey Kasem could have died after his wife disconnected his surgically implanted feeding tube and snatched him from a California nursing home against medical advice at 2:30 a.m., staff members claim. The shocking details — revealed in documents and an exclusive interview with a private investigator — paint a desperate portrait of Jean Kasem, who […]

Monday the 16th

Nursing home didn’t report repeated assaults on 92-year-old

A London nursing home owned by St. Joseph’s knew a 92-year-old resident was assaulted four times by other residents but kept the truth from regulators, a health inspector says. The elderly woman was twice squeezed by the wrists, a third time choked until others heard her scream for help and a fourth time hit in […]

Wednesday the 11th