Archive: Louisiana

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

April 2018

January 2015

March 2008

Man accused of sexually abusing elderly; Residents alerted staff about stranger in building

Lafayette, LA – A Breaux Bridge man has been arrested on sexual abuse and battery charges following alleged incidents at two Lafayette elder-care facilities. The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Roy Bodoin, 55, on Thursday after receiving reports from the Amelia Manor Nursing Home on Center Street and the St. Gertude Manor apartments on Webb […]

Saturday the 29th

December 2007

Health-care temps should be screened

Lafayette, LA – Many in the health-care industry say more oversight is needed of the agencies that provide temporary nurses to medical facilities. While most such agencies are conscientious about checking on the nurses they provide, some do not conduct criminal background checks and drug screening. They are able to ignore such responsibility because the […]

Wednesday the 12th

November 2007

February 2007

November 2006

Mandeville lawmaker calls for probe of nursing home slaying

Mandeville, LA –  A St. Tammany legislator has called on the state for an immediate investigation into last week’s beating death of a resident at a Mandeville nursing home. Karoline Glover, a71-year-old woman with a history of dementia is believed to have clubbed 95-year-old Bernice Mayeaux to death in their room at the Pontchartain Health […]

Monday the 13th

September 2006

New Orleans Nursing Home Owners Indicted

Chalmette, LA – The owners of a nursing home where 35 patients died in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were indicted Wednesday on charges of negligent homicide and cruelty to the infirm.Salvador and Mabel Mangano were initially arrested about two weeks after the Aug. 29, 2005, storm. They own St. Rita’s nursing home in St. […]

Wednesday the 20th

June 2005