Archive: Washington

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

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November 2014

Caregiver accused of sex abuse at Auburn adult home

Eleven elderly residents of an adult family home in Auburn were forced out of their facility Thursday night after a caregiver was accused of sexual abuse and arrested, police say. Officers responded to the home, in the 2700 block of Forrest Ridge Drive in Auburn, at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday after the family of an […]

Friday the 28th

October 2014

July 2014

August 2008

July 2008

VA shuts down Wash. nursing home

Yakima, WA – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has shut down its 30-bed nursing home in Walla Walla after an outside review raised concerns about the quality of care, and an internal audit validated those concerns. Just 10 nursing beds were occupied. The Long Term Care Institute was contracted by the VA nationally to […]

Thursday the 24th

June 2008

Caregiver accused of nursing home rape

Seattle, WA – King County prosecutors say they may seek an exceptional sentence against a caregiver accused of raping a disabled woman at a Kent nursing home. "It makes you angry," says Kent Police Chief Steve Strachan. The 31-year-old Kent man, Joseph Thurura, was arrested Wednesday and charged Tuesday with second-degree rape.

Tuesday the 24th