Archive for May, 2018

Nursing home abuse headlines from May, 2018.

May 2018

Camera caught nursing home staff mocking resident. Investigators find more problems.

RALEIGH-The state has substantiated claims that a nursing home mistreated a resident after a daughter secretly recorded staff insulting her father. The hidden camera Rebecca Knapton placed in her father’s room at Universal Health Care/North Raleigh captured staff belittling him after he had fallen out of bed and was calling for help. Read more at […]

Tuesday the 29th

Abuse investigation at Raleigh nursing home

A North Raleigh nursing home says they’ve fired members of their staff after a patient’s daughter secretly recorded her father being left on the cold floor for two hours. Read more at www.spectrumlocalnews.com

Monday the 21st

Legislation aims to improve oversight of nursing homes

Nursing homes in Maryland would get better oversight under two bills passed this year by the General Assembly. The two Senate bills each passed on the legislature’s final day, outlining the state’s effort to address a need for better quality in its nursing homes. Read more at www.cecildaily.com

Thursday the 10th