At 89-years-old, Albert Wagner was trying to tell his family that a nursing home worker was abusing him. During Kate Marro’s visits, Albert would describe the sexual favors happening at Mid-Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick. And Kate thought it was his declining health talking. He was suffering from dementia and he was legally blind […]
Wednesday the 30th
A nurse in southern Sweden has been reported for abuse at a senior care centre after she allegedly waved to a colleague with the hand of a recently-dead resident. The nurse was also reportedly neglectful at work, signing that she had given medicine or completed other tasks when in fact she had not.
Monday the 28th
A Portland man has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 73-year-old woman who detectives say he met at church before abusing her at her nursing home.
Monday the 28th
A man has been arrested on suspicion of cutting off the testicles of three inpatients at a nursing home in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province. The latest case of nursing home abuse in China happened in Qinggang County on Tuesday afternoon, when a man tied up the three inpatients and removed their private parts with a […]
Friday the 25th
There’s no way to stop aging. For so many, senior citizenship is marked with health problems, dementia, and vulnerability. In many cases, the care for a loved one eventually becomes too large a problem or unmanageable. Every day in New Mexico, seniors are admitted to nursing homes, often as a last option and in dire […]
Thursday the 24th
A care worker has been arrested following allegations of abuse against elderly residents at a nursing home. The 30-year-old man was arrested at his house on suspicion of common assault and has been suspended from his role at the Manorhey Care Centre in Urmston, Trafford. Police are investigating allegations the care worker slapped a 65-year-old male […]
Monday the 21st
When Patricia Thomas, 79, went into a Ventura, Calif.,nursing home with a broken pelvis, the only prescriptions she used were for blood pressure and cholesterol, and an inhaler for her pulmonary disease. By the time she was discharged 18 days later, she “wasn’t my mother anymore,” says Kathi Levine, 57, of Carpinteria, Calif. “She was withdrawn, slumped in a […]
Friday the 18th
A nursing home in suburban Wilmington has been cited by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for failing to ensure its residents are free from abuse .
Thursday the 17th
An Oklahoma family is alleging abuse of their loved one inside a Jones nursing home. A Vietnam veteran was left bruised and battered. The resident’s family says when they complained to the facility things got even worse. The family says when they reported the abuse, the facility director made excuses and when they decided to […]
Tuesday the 15th
A care home nurse from Romford was jailed today after being secretly filmed manhandling and poking a 92-year-old dementia patient in the face and telling her to shut up. Faderera Grace Bello, 54, of Southern Way, Romford, was sentenced to four months imprisonment at Snaresbrook Crown Court after admitting a charge of carer ill treatment/wilful […]
Sunday the 13th