Mistreatment

CNA sues for firing after she reported resident's claims

CNA sues for firing after she reported resident's claims

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A former certified nursing assistant at an Illinois continuing care retirement community is suing her ex-employer for more than $75,000 and reinstatement of her job, alleging that she was fired for reporting a resident's mistreatment claim.

Resident on resident mistreatment is an urgent problem, researchers say

Resident on resident mistreatment is an urgent problem, researchers say

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About 20% of nursing home residents experience mistreatment from a fellow resident in a given month, according to findings announced Thursday by Weill Cornell Medical College and Cornell University.