Call Now! Call Now!
(717) 888-8888

Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse News

The COVID-19 virus is particularly deadly for the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. Nursing home residents are both old and in physical decline, putting them at high risk for suffering serious consequences if they contract this virus. Unfortunately,…

Read More

While nursing home abuse and neglect are problems for male and female nursing home residents, research shows women may be at higher risk for a few reasons. If you have a female or male loved one who is living in a nursing home or assisted living facility…

Read More

Yesterday’s blog post from Messiah Lifeways nursing home revealed 13 more residents have tested positive for COVID-19. This increases the number of active coronavirus cases among residents to 55. There are also 13 staff members at the facility with active…

Read More

The family of a Pleasant Acres Nursing Home resident who died last December has filed a lawsuit against the facility. In the lawsuit the family claims staff members did not watch their mother properly. She needed to be monitored closely because she had…

Read More

After the Department of Health investigated The Gardens at Blue Ridge here in Harrisburg, surveyors reported it did not comply with Federal Regulations. The facility did not: Protect its residents from accidents when a nurse assistant brought food into…

Read More

After the Department of Health investigated The Gardens at Scranton, surveyors reported it did not comply with Federal Regulations when failing to: ensure consistent resident accessibility to the nurse call bell system to request assistance from staff…

Read More

Families for Better Care, which works to create awareness about conditions in our nation’s nursing homes, recently released a report grading the quality of nursing home care in each state and Pennsylvania received an F. In fact, 16 of Pennsylvania’s…

Read More

16 Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Among Worst in Nation

For years, the federal government has kept hidden the names of hundreds of nursing homes nationwide still being cited by inspectors for consistent substandard care. This all changed on Monday when Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senators Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey…

Read More

Many nursing homes nationwide are short on staff, leaving residents to unable to see a nurse or caretaker as frequently as they should, according to new federal data analyzed by Kaiser Health News. The records reveal ongoing and insufficient staffing…

Read More

Nationwide, nursing facilities are evolving to not only include the long-term care of frail residents, but also complicated post-hospital care. Patients are being discharged sicker and quicker from the hospital to nursing homes in an effort to decrease…

Read More