A certified nurse assistant faces two misdemeanor charges that accuse her of neglecting a patient at a local nursing home, officials said Tuesday. Courtney E. Allen, 22, of Glens Falls, was charged in connection with an injury suffered by an 83-year-old resident of The Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center last Sept. 14, according to the […]
Friday the 27th
Shocking video was taken inside the Quail Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oklahoma City in April 2012. It shows two aides appearing to stuff a latex glove into the mouth of 96-year-old Eryetha Mayberry as she sits in her wheelchair.
Wednesday the 25th
New details have emerged since a KAKE News I-Team story aired into abuse allegations at a nursing home in Andover. On Tuesday, KAKE News told you about two nursing assistants who, back in May, the state said continually verbally abused a patient—abuse that was caught on hidden camera planted by the victim’s family.
Monday the 23rd
Camera monitoring would be allowed in Illinois nursing homes under a bill introduced Friday, reopening a debate over whether the potential safety benefits outweigh privacy concerns. The bill, drafted by the office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and introduced by Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago, would allow the cameras in residents’ rooms if they want […]
Friday the 20th
A 51-year-old employee of a Converse nursing home is accused of beating a 77-year-old patient who suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease. Marla Bean was arrested Tuesday on a charge of injury to the elderly. It’s a crime that Converse police said was caught on a hidden camera in the victim’s room.
Wednesday the 18th
Plantation Key was above both the state and national averages in deficiencies with seven, including failing to provide dental care for each resident, having a licensed pharmacist review each patient’s medication and providing written records when a patient is transferred or discharged. In the inspection report, CMS also wrote that “the facility failed to ensure […]
Monday the 16th
A nurse accused of abusing a patient at Victoria Falls nursing home in Andover has been charged with one count of felony abuse, and he will go to trial in April.
Friday the 13th
Allegations of abuse at Victoria Falls nursing home in Andover is leading to a new proposed bill in the state house that will most likely lead to changes in regulations of nursing homes across the state. Part 2 of our KAKE I-team investigation looks into what has happened to the people the state says were […]
Wednesday the 11th
“Finding elder abuse or neglect is hard to find, but I feel we have stepped up to the plate,” Coroner Mark Bowen said. “We’re going to find these people.” Two deputy coroners from the office took the course to become At-Risk Crime Tactics specialists in 2014. After hearing and seeing the results from the course, […]
Friday the 6th
A Reidsville woman is accused of abusing a disabled woman living at a home in Burlington. LaTonya Rena Smith, 36, of 403 Graves St. in Reidsville, is charged with one count of felonious patient abuse, according to an Alamance County Sheriff’s Office news release.
Wednesday the 4th