Archive: West Virginia

Nursing home abuse headlines from the West Virginia nursing home abuse news archives.

August 2014

February 2008

Woman mistreated in two nursing home, suit alleges

Winfield, WV – The son of a woman has filed suit against two Putnam County nursing homes over the treatment he says his mother received. Zeb Lee Taylor Sr., power of attorney for Rosa Taylor, filed the complaint last month in Putnam Circuit Court against several business entities generic cialis us that do business as […]

Wednesday the 27th

Nine More Arrests in Abuse Investigation

Huntington, WV – We’ve learned of nine more arrests in an abuse investigation at a Carter County nursing home. Earl Pelfrey, Glada Miller, Glen Wheeler and Nicholas Adams are charged with felony abuse and neglect of an adult. The other workers charged are all connected with the Community Presence Nursing Home.

Monday the 4th

January 2008

State denies license for vets nursing home

Clarksburg, WV – State regulators have refused to issue a license for the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Home because of a host of problems, including failure to meet requirements for accident prevention and infection control. In one incident, a sling on a mechanical lift was not correctly applied and the brakes on the patient’s wheelchair […]

Friday the 18th

October 2007

September 2007

Nursing Home Sexual Assault Victim May Be Pregnant

Moundsville, WV – A Moundsville man accused of sexually assaulting a mentally handicapped woman at a local nursing home may soon be facing even more charges, because police say they have found new evidence in the case. Roy Shelton denies having sexual intercourse with a 57-year old mentally handicapped woman at the Dora Allietta nursing […]

Wednesday the 26th

Elder abuse lawsuit filed against Greenbrier nursing home

Lewisburg, WV – A lawsuit filed against a Greenbrier County nursing home claims the facility’s “abusive” care caused malnutrition and dehydration of an elderly, incapacitated patient who also suffered numerous falls. The suit filed, in circuit court by a Mississippi law firm on behalf of Eloise Gates, says the 84-year-old woman stayed at the nursing […]

Thursday the 20th

Nursing Home Closes Doors After Rape Allegations

Moundsville, WV – The Dora Allietta Memorial Home on Eighth Street in Moundsville shut down, but an employee tells 7 News that two residents remain at the home. On Wednesday, Moundsville police arrested 22-year-old Roy Shelton on charges of sexual assault and abuse after he was charged with raping a 57-year-old female resident at the […]

Thursday the 20th