Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Financial Abuse Impacts Caregiver Life Savings

Financial abuse against seniors is a chronic problem causing devastation to families who are left to support their elderly loved ones. This is not just an anecdotal claim. A new survey by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has procured some compelling evidence regarding the significant impact of past elder financial abuse cases. Read More

Nursing Home Employee Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison After Assaulting Resident

Stacy Williamson, the daughter of an 85-year-old woman assaulted at her Ohio nursing home, is asking the public to check on their loved ones in nursing homes daily. This warning comes after her mother, Leona Alexander, was violently assaulted by a nursing home staff member in March 2016. Alexander was admitted to Westmoreland… Read More

Negligence and Violence Incidents Show Crisis in Israel Nursing Home Abuse

Abuse in Israel’s nursing home system became a public crisis after three aides and a registered nurse were criminally charged with abuse and neglect on aging and helpless patients. This followed disclosure at the Naiot Kipat Hazahav nursing home in Haifa and a report by an investigative journalist published in Yedioth Ahronoth that identified severe… Read More

Hidden Camera in Massachusetts Nursing Home Captures Assault on 93-Year-Old Patient

The family of a 93-year-old dementia patient in a Sharon, Massachusetts nursing care home secretly installed a hidden video camera in the elderly lady’s room. The family members had suspicions their grandmother was being physically abused despite the senior’s ability to lucidly communicate. Fox25 News in Boston received a copy of… Read More

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

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