Local, state, and federal investigators are looking into possible abuse at a Snellville nursing home. Snellville Police began looking into New London Health Center last month after they were contacted by the family of 77-year-old Carol Sheppard. She had been taken to the hospital with a three inch gash in her head that required staples […]
Thursday the 21st
Statistics released this week on investigations of complaints of abuse, neglect and poor conditions at California nursing homes and other health facilities show Los Angeles County lagging behind other areas of the state. Los Angeles County is the only county that handles such investigations itself. Elsewhere, the program is run by the state’s Department of Public […]
Tuesday the 19th
Texas has the highest percentage of one-and two-star homes in the country: 51 percent of its nursing homes are rated ‘below average’ or ‘much below average’ on Nursing Home Compare, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation,” the report states. Last year, Families for Better Care released its second comprehensive state-by-state review of […]
Thursday the 14th
A nursing home in Ilion that received deficiencies from the state Department of Health was the focus of an investigation into resident abuse and neglect by the Attorney General’s Office that resulted in charges against the company itself as well as top owners and managers, the office announced Thursday.
Monday the 11th
Seventy-seven-year-old Carol Sheppard was bedridden and a full-time resident at the New London Healthcare Center. In April, she was rushed to the hospital where she was treated for a three-inch gash on the side of her head and bleeding on the brain.
Thursday the 7th
A nursing home resident in Grand Rapids, Minn., stumbled and broke a leg while being improperly lifted out of bed, then was left in the dining room for lunch without medical personnel being notified, according to a state investigation. The resident died about two weeks later. The injury to the resident at Evergreen Terrace is […]
Monday the 4th
Court documents show Shaw taunted the resident about her inability to speak, and reportedly told her, “Don’t talk like that, you’re not a baby.” Shaw told another nursing aide the resident got on her nerves. Witnesses saw Shaw intentionally let go of the resident’s arm, causing her to fall backward and hit her head on […]
Friday the 1st