Some staff members at the Orchard Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center say serious incidents have not been reported to the state, even after they were brought to the attention of the administration. Orchard Manor has already been cited by the state for a pattern of serious deficiencies. Now investigators have returned, looking into new allegations.
Monday the 27th
While police investigate the death of a resident at Grace Healthcare of Abingdon and the Virginia Department of Health Services investigates “patient care and services” there, Virginia’s Department of Social Services is investigating a separate case of alleged abuse, neglect or exploitation at the facility as well.
Wednesday the 22nd
A metro Atlanta nursing home is under investigation tonight for possible neglect and mistreatment of a female patient. She was rushed to the emergency room with a 3-inch gash on the side of her head, and when doctors took a closer look police say they found more wounds just as disturbing.
Monday the 20th
Arlayne Hoover, 73, was admitted to ManorCare of Fountain Valley, a residential skilled nursing facility, in November after being diagnosed with leg cancer, according to the lawsuit filed in Orange County Superior Court last month. The lawsuit claims Hoover required round-the-clock care but staff neglected her, and on at least two occasions they ignored her […]
Monday the 13th
The family of a Fountain Valley nursing home patient is suing the facility, claiming the woman died from abuse and neglect. Arlayne Hoover, 73, was admitted to ManorCare Health Services of Fountain Valley, a residential skilled nursing facility, in November after being diagnosed with leg cancer, according to the lawsuit filed in Orange County Superior […]
Friday the 10th
A proposed law that could allow the state to more easily shut nursing homes with repeat violations passed a significant hurdle this week. On Monday, Senate Bill 304, known as the “Three Strikes Rule” bill, passed the Texas Senate. State Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed the bill law in direct response to KVUE Defenders investigations […]
Wednesday the 8th
Former Attorney General Gary King sued Preferred Care in December, claiming the company’s facilities took hours to perform simple tasks like bathing and feeding. King hired a law firm to investigate Preferred Care’s facilities, to which court documents found that many were understaffed and poorly managed.
Monday the 6th
The Texas Senate has approved a plan to revoke licenses of nursing homes authorities cite for resident abuse or neglect violations three times in a two-year period. The so-called “3 strikes” proposal by Republican Sen. Charles Schwertner of Georgetown passed 30-0 Monday. It now heads to the House.
Thursday the 2nd