Archive for November, 2015

Nursing home abuse headlines from November, 2015.

November 2015

South Jersey Nursing Home Accused Of Abuse

A former charge nurse at a South Jersey nursing home claims she was fired after bringing forth allegations of abuse, Fox 29 reports. Nikki Thompson worked at the Voorhees Center Nursing Home for eight years, but was forced to leave her job after bringing forth allegations of abuse, according to the report. Alleged abuse includes a […]

Monday the 23rd

Investigators find MO nursing homes caused or contributed to nearly 30 deaths in three years

State inspection reports show Missouri nursing homes have caused or contributed to more than two dozen deaths over the past three years. 41 Action News Investigators began reading through hundreds of online reports after the watchdog group, Families for Better Care, ranked Missouri the fourth worst state in the nation when it comes to nursing homes. The […]

Thursday the 19th

Fairfield Nursing Home Fined for Resident’s Injury

Cambridge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fairfield was one of six nursing homes recently fined by the state Department of Public Health. Kate Farrish of the Connecticut Health I-Team reports Cambridge Health was fined $1,090 on Aug. 4 in connection with a resident who sustained a cut that required 11 stitches after being transferred from a wheelchair […]

Monday the 16th