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Jun 23

Facts about Falls in Nursing Homes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1,800 nursing home patients die each year from fall-related injuries. Those who survive may sustain injuries or temporary or permanent disability. With more than 1.4 million adults age 65…Read More

Jun 23

5 Important Things to Know About Nursing Home Abuse

Many people research nursing homes each year and may eventually place their family member in a nursing home that can provide the type and amount of care, supervision, and stability that your loved one needs. We all hope that the…Read More

Jun 16

What is Nursing Home Abuse?

According to the 2010 Census Bureau, people age 65 and over comprised approximately 13% of the population. By 2050 it is projected that 20% of the population will be age 65+. Additionally, over 1.4 million elderly adults are currently living…Read More

Sep 30

Senior Care Worker Charged With Nursing Home Abuse of Dementia Patients

A 45-year-old senior care worker from the city of Salisbury, UK has been found guilty of five counts of ill-treatment of a number of elderly dementia patients in a shocking nursing home abuse case.  Agneszkia Sztokmanska was an employee of…Read More

Sep 23

Elder Abuse Case Takes A Further Sinister Tone As Family Members Charged With Attempted Murder

Two of the five people arrested for elder abuse and neglect in Madison, W. Virginia have now also been charged with attempted murder after a shocking discovery by police officials in the city. Regina Meadows, 41, and Elizabeth Austin, 35…Read More

Sep 16

Caregiver Charged With Elder Abuse in California

A 42-year-old woman from Salinas, California who was employed to look after an elderly person has pleaded no contest to elder abuse. Daisy Yolanda Ramirez was hired in 2009 but over the course of the following few years Monterey Police…Read More

Sep 09

Nursing Home Abuse Victims Speak Out Against Care Worker Charged With Elder Abuse

A 24-year-old woman has been fired from her role and charged with elder abuse and neglect after two nursing home residents told deputies that she abandoned them. Andria Martice Lawson was employed at Sumter Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in…Read More

Sep 04

Woman Charged With Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect of Two Vulnerable Residents

A 24-year-old woman has been fired from her role and charged with elder abuse and neglect after two nursing home residents told deputies that she abandoned them. Andria Martice Lawson was employed at Sumter Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center in…Read More

Aug 26

Employee Charged With Nursing Home Abuse in Philadelphia

A nursing home employee has been charged with neglect of a care dependent person and simple assault and released on unsecured bail in Philadelphia. 36-year-old Baindu Kromah from Philadelphia was caught on camera assaulting a 90-year-old patient at the Arden Courts care facility…Read More

Aug 20

Two Male Nursing Home Nurses Accused of Elder Abuse Against Female Resident in San Diego

Two male nurses have been accused of elder abuse after being arrested for fondling each other while caring for a 99-year-old stroke victim at a facility in Mira Mesa, a San Diego California neighborhood.  Russel Torralba and Alfredo V. Ruiz…Read More