Archive: New Hampshire

Nursing home abuse headlines from the New Hampshire nursing home abuse news archives.

August 2015

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center’s ranking for health inspections on the lowest […]

Monday the 17th

February 2008

Home put on federal watch list

Epsom, NH – An Epsom nursing home has landed on a federal watch list of facilities providing substandard care and, as a result, will be heavily scrutinized by elder care regulators in coming years. Federal health officials confirmed yesterday that the Epsom Healthcare Center is a “special focus facility,” a designation carried by about 100 […]

Thursday the 21st

January 2008

December 2007

June 2007

County nursing homes show mixed care records; The disparities reflect school funding debate

Concord, NH – New Hampshire’s publicly funded nursing homes perform better than their counterparts in other regions of the country, but a review of their inspection reports, architecture and amenities reveals wide disparities in elder care throughout the state. Coos County’s neediest seniors sleep in rooms considered too small by federal standards and endure summers […]

Sunday the 17th

May 2007

Nurse guilty in elder assault

Franklin, NH – A former licensed nursing assistant at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen has been convicted of simple assault for allegedly trying to silence the screams of a resident with dementia. Joanne E. Chase, 58, 20 Longmeadow Drive, Concord, was convicted of the Class A misdemeanor charge in Franklin District Court. In […]

Friday the 11th

February 2006

3 health workers charged

Concord, NH – Three nursing home health-care workers have been charged with stealing narcotics from their patients. Attorney General Kelly Ayotte said Tuesday that Kristin Clough, 34, of Portsmouth, and Katelyn Cynewski, 22, of Kingston, have been indicted on felony drug possession and misdemeanor patient abuse charges. Read the full text of the article >>

Friday the 24th