Ongoing Nationwide Nursing Home Staffing Crisis Continues to Threaten Resident Safety, Study Says

Ongoing Nationwide Nursing Home Staffing Crisis Continues to Threaten Resident Safety, Study Says

Nursing Home Staffing Crisis Threatens Resident Safety: An AHCA survey indicates that a major staffing crisis continues to plague the nation’s nursing homes, leaving elderly American residents vulnerable to nursing home neglect and abuse. According to ABC News 4 a...
Years of Neglect at Cheltenham Nursing Home Draws Federal Lawsuit

Years of Neglect at Cheltenham Nursing Home Draws Federal Lawsuit

Years of Neglect at Cheltenham Nursing Home Draws Federal Lawsuit:  Both Cheltenham Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and its parent company, American Health Foundation, Inc., are at the center of a False Claims lawsuit brought by the Justice Department. The U.S....
Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn from Louisiana Owner Following Multiple Incidences of Nursing Home Neglect in the Wake of Hurricane Ida

Federal Funding Withdrawn Due to Nursing Home Neglect: Due to multiple violations of state law as well as a lack of concern for residents’ welfare, seven homes owned by a Louisiana nursing home owner have been cut off from receiving federal health care money. A...
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...
Studies Say Shifting away from Multiple-Occupancy Rooms Is Necessary to Improve Nursing Home Safety and Avoid Nursing Home Neglect

Studies Say Shifting away from Multiple-Occupancy Rooms Is Necessary to Improve Nursing Home Safety and Avoid Nursing Home Neglect

Private Rooms Improve Nursing Home Safety: Recent studies indicate that nursing home safety issues like nursing home infections and medication errors can be reduced by providing residents with private rooms. Providing nursing home residents with single-occupancy rooms...