Nursing home disputes state’s claims that administrator, DON threatened staff in attempt to cover...
Jul 06, 2018
An administrator and director of nursing at a Wisconsin nursing home are in hot water for trying to stymie a sexual assault investigation involving residents.
Employee compelled to testify in civil assault case against nursing home; leads to $7.5 million award
May 21, 2018
A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $7.5 million to the family of a dementia patient who was sexually assaulted by a fellow resident of her nursing home.
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Apr 30, 2018
Study: More hearing aids may mean fewer visits to the hospital for seniors … Co-worker reports sexual assault of resident by CNA, who is arrested, no longer employed … Group says MDS 3.0 stirs...
Genesis sued in resident sex assault case
Nov 09, 2017
The family of a resident who authorities say was sexually assaulted at her Rhode Island facility is suing Genesis Healthcare on the grounds it could have done more to prevent the crime.
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Mar 04, 2015
Congressional caucus to focus on family caregivers, includes AHCA … OTC medications cause of most drug-induced liver failure deaths … Nursing home aide in Maine serving 45 days for assault...
Report slams nursing home sex abuse probes
Feb 11, 2015
A television station’s investigative team asserted Monday that nursing home sexual abuse incidents in Texas are not thoroughly investigated, and that state officials may not be doing enough to protect...
How to handle sexual assault allegations in long-term care
Feb 27, 2014
In the most comfortable of circumstances, it can be difficult to discuss sexual assault. Mention it as an issue in long-term care, and even seasoned administrators wince.
Nursing home suspends black employees with pay following alleged resident sexual assault
Oct 12, 2012
Officials at a Detroit-area nursing home suspended a number of black male employees after a female resident said she was raped by a black man, according to local reports.