Licensed Practical Nurse
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Facility failed to address erratic behavior of nurse who later shot a resident and herself, lawsuit chargesSeptember 11, 2014
A Pennsylvania nursing home failed to intervene when a nurse began acting erratically in the days before killing herself and a resident last November, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Lackawanna County Court.
A nurse has been indicted for allegedly administering morphine to a nursing home resident by mistake and covering up her error while the resident experienced a health emergency, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday.
Authorities have fined a Florida nursing home $16,000 for reviving a resident who had a do-not-resuscitate order.
A Florida man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a tax fraud that victimized nursing home residents and involved his daughter, a certified nursing assistant, federal and state authorities recently announced.
A Tennessee nursing home has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle charges that it violated federal law in firing an HIV-positive staff member, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Friday.
A resident and her daughter died of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide at a skilled nursing facility in San Francisco, according to local authorities.
Authorities were searching for a motive Tuesday after a licensed practical nurse at a long-term care facility in Pennsylvania apparently shot and killed a resident and then turned the gun on herself.