Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform

Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform

Nursing Home Report Reveals a System Badly in Need of Reform: A report of American nursing homes says cycles of deficient care, poor nursing home infection control, and low staffing that contribute to nursing home neglect will continue unless significant changes are...
Sexual Abuse of Three Residents Deliberately Suppressed by Bucks County Nursing Home Administrators, Say Prosecutors

Sexual Abuse of Three Residents Deliberately Suppressed by Bucks County Nursing Home Administrators, Say Prosecutors

Sexual Abuse of Residents Suppressed by Nursing Home Administrators: Prosecutors have charged two administrators at The Landing of Southampton with failure to report abuse, nursing home neglect, and other offenses. Information related to the sexual abuse of three...
New Jersey Takes Control of Problematic Nursing Home after DOH Raises Concern for Residents’ Lives

New Jersey Takes Control of Problematic Nursing Home after DOH Raises Concern for Residents’ Lives

New Jersey Takes Control of Nursing Home with DOH Concerned for Residents’ Lives: Prior to the stepping in of the state, the Woodland Behavioral and Nursing Center in Andover, named one of New Jersey’s 15 worst-performing nursing homes for failing to prevent nursing...
Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores, Posing Challenges for Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Residents with Diabetes at Higher Risk for Bedsores: Having diabetes increases the risk of developing pressure ulcers and may impede the kind of early detection that prevents dangerous bedsores stages. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Investors Profit, Residents Suffer, from Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes

Investors Profit, Residents Suffer, from Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes

Cost-cutting Measures at Nursing Homes Leave Residents Suffering while Investors Profit: Shielded by a complex corporate structure, investment companies can dodge accountability for lapses in care at private nursing homes. There is a correlation between the poor—and...