In a recent exposé, ABC 27 investigated some disturbing incidents of nursing home abuse and neglect at several Golden Living nursing facilities in Central Pennsylvania.
Last summer, Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed a lawsuit against several facilities… Read More
An employee at a Pennsylvania nursing home has been detained on charges of nursing home financial abuse after stealing thousands of dollars from the home’s elderly residents.
Patricia Greenwood, a former employee of the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Facility… Read More
Several nursing homes in Harrisburg and the surrounding area are facing allegations of nursing home abuse and neglect following a statewide investigation by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Golden Living Center and Spring Creek Rehab and Health… Read More
Unfortunately, elder abuse in nursing homes is an everyday occurrence. In fact, in the U.S. alone, over 5,000 instances of elder abuse are reported each year, and it’s estimated that millions more go unreported.
A nursing home should be a safe place… Read More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have called for increased inspection into the use of blood thinner Coumadin in nursing homes.
Following an exposé by The Washington Post and ProPublica, the CMS, the agency that regulates nursing homes,… Read More
Posted on Jul 10, 2014
Earlier today, the Superior Court in Pennsylvania decided a case about whether arbitration was the only option in a nursing home neglect case.
The facts are very specific, and if you are considering taking action because a… Read More
Nursing facilities must give the level of care they promise to their residents. When you place your loved one in a long-term care facility, you have expectations don’t you.
They will get the medical care they need.
They will be safe.
They will have… Read More
“Elopement” is the term that nursing home professionals use when talking about the tendency of some residents—especially those with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias—to wander off the premises. About half of all nursing home residents have some form… Read More
Residents of nursing homes are not prisoners. They are neither violent nor dangerous. They are legally independent adults who, because of age, illness, or infirmity, have to rely on other people for help in the essential activities of daily living.
The… Read More
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What’s it like to visit an elderly relative—an aunt, your grandmother—in… Read More