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Man Faces Criminal Trial for Nursing Home Abuse Charges

Former Caregiver Will Go to Trial for Criminal Nursing Home Abuse Charges Last year, two Scranton, Pennsylvania caregivers who worked in a nursing home with an  elderly woman with Alzheimer’s were arrested with criminal nursing home abuse charges. Now, a judge has decided that at least one of the accused suspects will go to trial on the criminal nursing home abuse charges. Joshua Wegielewski, … [Read more...]

Two Former Employees Face Theft, Nursing Home Abuse Charges

Alabama Nursing Home Employees Face Theft, Nursing Home Abuse Charges As the Baby Boomer population ages, and more people not only retire but suffer serious health problems, the population residing in nursing homes is growing. Statistics show that there are often not enough trained nurses and nursing assistants in nursing homes, which can lead to emotional, physical, and financial nursing home … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Charges Filed Against Former Caregiver

Former Caregiver Faces Nursing Home Abuse Charges for Harm Caused to 96-Year-Old Patient A Florence, Alabama skilled nursing facility employee has been indicted for nursing home abuse committed against a 96-year-old patient that she cared for. Labarbara Deshay Currin, 27 years old, has been indicted for second-degree elder abuse and neglect during a December session of the Lauderdale Grand … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Charged with Elder Abuse and Medicare Fraud

Elder Abuse and Medicare Fraud Charges for California Nursing Home Federal officials have filed an official complaint against the owners and operators of a California nursing home chain for elder abuse and Medicare fraud. US Attorney Melinda Haag’s office filed the elder abuse and Medicare fraud charges on Friday, August 29th, against the Country Villa Watsonville East Nursing Center (now known … [Read more...]

SC Woman Charged with Nursing Home Abuse

Woman Charged with Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect When selecting a South Carolina Nursing Home for a loved one, you want to ensure that the loved one is safe.  Despite your best efforts, abuse can and does happen. Recently, a Summerton, SC resident was charged with nursing home abuse and neglect after investigations uncovered her abuse while working at a nursing home in Sumter, South … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Charges for Stealing Medication

Tech Faces Nursing Home Abuse Charges for Stealing Medication from Patients A nursing home worker in Rochester, NY has been charged with nursing home abuse for stealing medication from numerous patients and substituting similar-looking pills, rather than the patients’ necessary prescriptions. Deborah Cleveland, a Rochester resident, was a medication technician at the Heather Heights Assisted … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Death Results in Criminal Charges

Nursing Home Resident Death Leads to Indictments for Nursing Home Abuse Nine employees from the Medford Multicare Center for Living, including the facilitator’s top administrator, have been indicted on nursing home abuse charges after a resident died. The 72-year-old resident, who was required to be on a ventilator as ordered by her doctor, entered the Medford facility for temporary … [Read more...]

17 Former Employees Charged with Nursing Home Abuse

Felony Nursing Home Abuse Complaints Filed Against Former NY Caregivers The New York State Attorney General’s office filed charges against 17 former employees of the HighPointe Nursing Home on Thursday, April 24th, for felony nursing home abuse. The felony nursing home abuse complaints, filed in a Buffalo City Court, allege serious mistreatments at the facility, which is operated by Kaleida … [Read more...]

NY State Charges 10 with Nursing Home Abuse

10 NY State Nurses Charged with Nursing Home Abuse New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed criminal charges for nursing home abuse against 10 suspects who were employed at the Blossom North Nursing Home in Rochester, NY. Schneiderman said that the criminal nursing home abuse charges stemmed from allegations that the employees abused one of the facility’s … [Read more...]

Two Teen Employees Charged with Nursing Home Abuse

Two Teenage Employees Charged with Nursing Home Abuse and Videotaping the Incident On Friday, March 14th, two teenage employees of an Illinois nursing home were charged with nursing home abuse after they physically abusing a resident and videotaped the incident. South Elgin residents Chemyra Barnett, 18, and Jacqueline Santos, 18, were charged with aggravated battery of a person over 60, and … [Read more...]