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A female nursing home resident in a wheelchair sits near a window in her room

Austin Nursing Home Employee Posts Disturbing Photos on Snapchat

A controversial issue recently surfaced through social media when an Austin, Texas certified nursing assistant posted three disturbing photos on Snapchat. One picture showed an elderly female resident in the Windsor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with what was apparently fecal matter on her hand. Two more photos displayed an unidentified individual tickling the woman’s nose… Read More

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Abuse Cases Raise Questions About Ohio Nursing Home Care Quality

Two separate abuse incidents at the same Cleveland, Ohio nursing home have raised questions about the overall state of care in the state’s care facilities. In one case, a staff member intentionally sprayed cleaning solution into the eyes of a man who was unable to move or speak. The second involved a patient who died… Read More

A group of Erie County officials stand at a podium during a press conference

A New York County Law Requires Strict Reporting From Nursing Homes to Family Members

In response to a shocking incident involving the beating death of an 82-year-old female nursing home resident committed by a fellow resident, an Erie County, NY executive is pushing for a new law. In honor of victim Ruth Murray, “Ruthie’s Law” would require nursing home staff to report directly to… Read More