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Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Employee Arrested After Woman Freezes to Death

Published on Jan 30, 2024 in Nursing Home Abuse.

A 58-year-old East Lansing, Michigan, assisted living facility employee is facing vulnerable adult abuse charges, a second-degree felony that carries with it a potential 4-year prison sentence after an 82-year-old resident died under their care last year. The defendant, who, according to her attorney, has worked at this facility for years and has at least […]

One Quarter of Missouri’s Nursing Homes Haven’t Had a Health Inspection in Two or More Years

Published on Aug 20, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Federal law requires all 50 states to perform unannounced inspections of long-term care facilities at least once every 15 months. These inspections are supposed to be comprehensive, examining each facility for its compliance with health and safety rules set by the federal government. Despite this, one quarter of Missouri’s nursing homes haven’t had a health […]

Why Are Lawsuits Being Filed Against Life Care Centers of America?

Published on Jul 28, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

The Life Care Centers of America nursing home chain has faced numerous controversies in recent years—from Medicare fraud to COVID-19 outbreaks to employee discrimination to allegations of resident neglect and abuse. Below, we’ll explore the question: Why are lawsuits being filed against Life Care Centers of America? Key Points: Life Care Centers of America is […]

Residents Living in Horrible Conditions After Operators Stole $83M From Four New York Nursing Homes

Published on Jul 14, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Warning: The following article includes descriptions of extreme elder mistreatment. Please reach out for help if you or someone you know has experienced abuse. A new lawsuit is being filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James against Kenneth Rozenberg and Daryl Hagler, co-owners of Centers Health Care (CHC), a skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and senior […]

Medicare and Medicaid Program Terminated for Moorhead Restorative Care Center

Published on Jun 30, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Both Medicare and Medicaid pay for a portion of or all medically necessary long-term care, including care and treatment provided in nursing home settings. Not all nursing homes are affiliated with Medicare and Medicaid, though, meaning that these agencies will not pay for care provided at non-affiliated facilities. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services […]

Kentucky Nursing Home Inspections Found To Be Lacking, Leaving Residents Endangered

Published on Jun 16, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

The recent publication of a United States Senate Special Committee on Aging report released last week shed a troubling light on the state of nursing home inspections across the nation. As Committee Chair Sen. Bob Casey stated, “The system responsible for ensuring that nursing homes meet health and safety standards is in crisis.” Key Takeaways: […]

How To File a Life Care Centers of America Lawsuit

Published on Jun 2, 2023 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Finding the right nursing home, rehabilitation center, or assisted living facility for your loved one can involve weeks or months of research and visits. When you think you’ve found the right one, it can feel like a weight lifting off your shoulders. Not every nursing home is what it appears to be at first, though. […]

What Are the Three Most Common Complaints About Nursing Homes?

Published on Nov 18, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Nursing homes provide an essential service to the citizens of our communities. These long-term care facilities are meant to be a haven where residents can enjoy safety, health, emotional wellbeing, and meaningful social relationships—while receiving the hands-on, round-the-clock care their age or condition requires. But like any type of organization, there are good nursing homes, […]

Illinois Nursing Home Regulations

Published on Sep 23, 2022 in Nursing Home Abuse.

Illinois nursing home regulations exist to keep older and vulnerable adults residing in nursing homes safe, healthy, and protected from harm. Our state government has established a comprehensive system of laws to protect care facility residents, recognizing that nursing home abuse and neglect is a very real and serious problem.   Thomas Law Offices in Chicago, […]

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