Archive: Oklahoma

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

September 2018

Enid woman charged with abuse by caretaker

An Enid woman faces an abuse felony after officials said she punched a woman in the face at a nursing home. Jonnie Opal Bacher, 55, was charged Monday with one felony count of abuse by caretaker, according to court documents filed in Garfield County District Court. Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) […]

Tuesday the 18th

July 2018

Okeene woman charged with abuse by caretaker

A 55-year-old Blaine County woman was charged Tuesday with an abuse felony. Barbara Anne Crook, of Okeene, was charged with one felony count of abuse by caretaker, according to court documents filed in Blaine County District Court. The crime is punishable by up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine up to $10,000.  Read […]

Thursday the 26th

June 2015

May 2015

Tulsa Woman Pleads Guilty To Caretaker Abuse

Court documents show Shaw taunted the resident about her inability to speak, and reportedly told her, “Don’t talk like that, you’re not a baby.” Shaw told another nursing aide the resident got on her nerves. Witnesses saw Shaw intentionally let go of the resident’s arm, causing her to fall backward and hit her head on […]

Friday the 1st

February 2015

January 2015

September 2014

An ‘F’ for Oklahoma nursing homes

A Florida-based advocacy group has published its second annual nursing home report cards and dropped Oklahoma’s rank from 48th to 49th in the nation. Families for Better Care issued an “F” to Oklahoma nursing homes, writing in their annual report that nursing homes here “consistently underachieved, scoring below average or failing grades in three of […]

Monday the 22nd

July 2014

August 2008

Ex-administrator pleads in trust fund thefts

Edmund, OK – A former administrator at an Edmond nursing home pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $3,000 from residents in her care. In the plea agreement, Susan Gail Evers, 55, receives a two-year deferred sentence and was ordered to pay a $500 fine, a $100 victim compensation assessment and court costs, according to […]

Friday the 8th