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...
Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Better Prevention and Treatment Measures Needed for UTIs in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Prevention and Treatment Needed for UTIs in Nursing Homes: Although often preventable, urinary tract infections are among the more common nursing home infections for Pennsylvania long-term care residents. According to an article by Patient Safety, the Pennsylvania...
Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse

Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse

Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Prevent Nursing Home Sexual Abuse: House Bill 2341, written by Rep. Robert Matzie, would require nursing homes to report residents who are convicted sex offenders. A new bill seeking to protect elderly residents from nursing home sexual...
The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls

The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls

The Link between Understaffing and Nursing Home Falls: As most nursing home falls are preventable through proper precaution and supervision, it is not a stretch to understand how insufficient staffing at Pennsylvania and New Jersey nursing homes can result in nursing...