Archive for May, 2019

Nursing home abuse headlines from May, 2019.

May 2019

Wisconsin has 60 one-star nursing home facilities

Elizabeth Parker said her 69-year-old mother, Susan Mcavoy, had her toe amputated, and for rehabilitation, the hospital sent her to Kenosha Estates Rehab and Care Center. “I look over and saw a bug crawling across the bedspread,” said Mcavoy. “I said, ‘Oh, no. I’m out of here,” she continued. Read more at tmj4.com

Tuesday the 21st

Two deaths in Joplin nursing home prompt investigation

Two patients in a Joplin nursing home died within a week of each other after staff decided not to perform CPR, despite the lack of a do not resuscitate order and despite a nursing 9home policy requiring life-saving measures be taken in cases where there is no advance directive. Read more at joplinglobe.com2.

Thursday the 2nd