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ABC 27 Uncovers Disturbing Nursing Homes Violations in Central Pennsylvania

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

Nursing Home Worker Charged With Stealing From Residents

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

Nursing Home Abuse: Violations and Lawsuits for Several Harrisburg Facilities

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

Nursing Home Abuse Awareness and Prevention

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

Blood Thinner Errors Lead to Federal Scrutiny of Nursing Homes

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

Do you want a jury trial for nursing home neglect?

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

Be Careful When Choosing a Long-Term Care Facility

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

Managing Elopement Risks in Nursing Homes

“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

Restraints Are No Solution for Nursing Home Elopement

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

Chemical Restraints Are a Form of Nursing Home Abuse in Pennsylvania

Related Links: Questions to Ask When Selecting a Nursing Home Why Does Neglect Occur in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes? Our York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Are Ready to Listen to You What’s it like to visit an elderly relative—an aunt, your grandmother—in… Read More