Category: Nursing Home Injuries

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Nursing Home Inspection Reports Reveal Deficiencies Across the U.S.

The Nursing Home Inspect tool from ProPublica, an independent nonprofit news organization, allows people to easily access data about nursing home abuse, neglect, or other shortcomings in their state. Updated monthly with information in reports provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the tool reveals a concerning trend in inadequate care at… Read More

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Massachusetts AG Announces Fines on 7 Nursing Homes for Deaths and Injuries

The Massachusetts Attorney General has had enough. In March, Attorney General Maura Healey imposed fines of $30,000 to $200,000 on seven Massachusetts nursing homes that inadvertently killed five residents through systemic failures. One of the victims was Betsy Crane, a woman who resided at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough, MA. Betsy fell… Read More

Investigation Finds Georgia Facilities Fail to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

Investigation Finds Georgia Facilities Failing to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

A recent investigation revealed the Department of Health and Human Services fined six Georgia facilities for failure to report cases of sexual abuse in nursing homes and protect its residents against sexual crimes. Underreporting of Sexual Abuse in Georgia Nursing Homes In at least half of the nursing homes investigated, the unreported sexual abuse occurred… Read More