Archive: Maryland

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

May 2018

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

March 2008

Cracking Down on Elder Abuse

Baltimore, MD – It was a disturbing case of elder abuse caught on tape… a 90 year old Baltimore man beaten by his caretaker. The victim’s daughter is now pushing for a law in her dad’s name that would stiffen elder abuse penalties. The victim’s daughter, Jaki Taylor, made the discovery thanks to cameras she […]

Wednesday the 19th

September 2007

Police calls decline at Clinton nursing, rehabilitation facility

Gaithersburg, MD – Police calls from the Clinton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have gone down significantly because of shorter stays for younger patients and more education for staff and nursing home residents. Maj. David Morris of the Prince George’s County Police Department said that he has seen a significant drop in calls this year. Richard […]

Thursday the 6th

Healthcare Worker Accused Of Abuse Flees U.S.

Baltimore, MD – A healthcare worker charged with beating an elderly man in her care doesn’t show up for trial…. The chances of Anastasia Oluoch being brought to justice are slim. The State’s Attorney’s Office would have to work through international police to find her, then pay quite a bit to fly her back from […]

Saturday the 1st

August 2007

Head of Veterans Home put on leave

Bristol, MD – The administrator of the Rhode Island Veterans Home has been placed on administrative leave, with pay, while the state carries out a review of management issues at the Bristol facility. David Kirchner, who has been administrator since July 1998 and is paid an annual salary of $93,592, was placed on leave Wednesday, […]

Friday the 17th

Caregiver Caught On Tape Abusing 90-Year-Old

Baltimore, MD – A Baltimore city woman who caught her elderly father being abused on tape by a home caregiver is fighting to get justice.Jaki Taylor said she brought her 90-year-old father, John Taylor, home to be cared for after he had a series of strokes. She hired a caretaker but eventually found out that […]

Tuesday the 14th

Search On For Healthcare Worker Accused Of Abuse

Baltimore, MD – With a home video as proof, police charge a home healthcare worker with beating an elderly man. As Suzanne Collins reports, the defendant has now failed to show up in court for trial. The video shows the aide point an angry finger at John Taylor, 90, after he apparently soiled himself. Before […]

Friday the 10th

February 2006

December 2005