Hubbert alleges that, while under the defendants’ care between Aug. 15-25, 2014, his father, Albert Hubbert Sr., suffered from a dislodged gastronomy tube. The suit claims correction of this condition and notification of the attending physician were delayed, which led to septic shock, severe peritonitis, acute respiratory failure, leakage into the peritoneal cavity and an […]
Monday the 31st
A Chilton County Grand Jury indicted Lenoir on August 5 after the case was presented by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Lenoir, who was an employee of Don Hatley Healthcare and Rehabilitation, now faces one count of first degree elder abuse, a felony. The AG’s office alleges Lenoir, a licensed practical nurse, inadvertently administered a […]
Thursday the 27th
“Those who work in nursing homes hold a serious position of trust that they will care for those who are vulnerable and in need of protection,” said Attorney General Strange. “For someone to instead abuse those who are helpless will not be tolerated. I am pleased that this defendant has been held to account for […]
Monday the 24th
When Jay Bousquet put his 75-year-old mother in the care of the staff at Wingate at Belvidere, he had no idea what was to come. His mother, who suffers from dementia, is one of three patients at the Lowell facility who were the subject of humiliating videos allegedly taken by nurses’ aides there and posted […]
Thursday the 20th
An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center’s ranking for health inspections on the lowest […]
Monday the 17th
Sabrina Costa, 23, of 397 Chelmsford St., second floor, and Kala Shaniece Lopez, 23, of 962 Central St., second floor, both of Lowell, were arrested after videos surfaced on Snapchat. One video shows an 86-year-old patient, dressed but sitting on a commode, being asked by one of the suspects about her sex life and if […]
Thursday the 13th
A worker shoved an 84-year-old man at his Creve Coeur nursing home, and it was caught on camera. The video shows the man entering the room with a walker. He opens a drawer and that is when the worker, 31-year-old Ernestine Cobbins, walks in, closes the drawer and shoves him.
Tuesday the 11th
The Auditor General and the Department of Health launched separate inquiries as a result of a lawsuit filed last month by the Attorney General’s Office that alleged inadequate care, poor training and understaffing at 14 “Golden Living” nursing homes operated by Golden Gate National Senior Care. Those allegations stemmed from incidents that took place between 2008 and 2014.
Friday the 7th
Several employees of an Ilion nursing home appeared in Herkimer County Court on Thursday relating to allegations of covering up abuse and neglect. MVNH Associates LLC, which operates the Mohawk Valley Health Care Center, is charged in a 45-count indictment that details alleged crimes committed by four individuals. It’s also alleged that center officials covered […]
Monday the 3rd
A Cook County woman is suing a nursing home on Chicago’s West Side, alleging staff allowed her elderly relative to fall and suffer injuries.
Monday the 3rd