Archive: Colorado

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Colorado nursing home abuse news archives.

November 2018

August 2018

January 2018

Colorado Nursing Home Deaths Lead To 5 Homicide Charges

Five people were charged with homicide Friday in deaths of two Colorado residents in long-term care facilities. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and the AG’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit conducted investigations of the deaths of at-risk adults at Wheat Ridge Regional Center’s Seacrest House and at an Ashley Manor Assisted Living Facility. Read more at www.patch.com

Wednesday the 3rd

December 2014

September 2014

May 2014

Nursing home has history of substandard care

A jury awarded $3.3 million in damages to the family of a patient at the Belmont Lodge Heath Care Center. The nursing home has a history of substandard care, scoring just one out of five stars on their most recent Medicare health inspection. The suit also marks the second time in 12 months families of patients have sued […]

Friday the 30th

May 2008

Lakewood Nursing Home Closing Because Of Violations; New Report Shows Nursing Home Deficiencies Understated Nationwide

Denver, CO – State nursing home inspectors are routinely missing or understating serious deficiencies ranging from malnutrition to severe bedsores to abuse, according to a recent report from the Government Accounting Office. In Colorado, however, one nursing home is set to be closed because of a string of health code and safety violations. Grand Oaks […]

Thursday the 15th

December 2005

Nursing Home Quality Stagnates, Says HealthGrades

Analysis of HealthGrades’ Ratings of 15,375 Nursing Homes Echoes GAO Report. Signs of Progress Minimal but Evident Golden, CO. – Nursing home deficiencies causing actual harm to residents declined from 7.0 percent to 6.5 percent from 2003 to 2004, while patient abuse remained stable at 17 percent of complaints, according to a new analysis of […]

Tuesday the 6th