Nursing Home Chain Settles with Feds Over Elder Abuse Charges

Fraud and Elder Abuse Charges Settled Between Nursing Home Chain and Federal Government A nursing home chain that faced numerous federal charges for fraudulent billing, and elder abuse charges has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice for $38 million. On Friday, October 10th, the Justice Department announced the large settlement with Extendicare Health Services Inc and … [Read more...]

Man Charged with Elder Abuse for Being Drunk at Facility

Man Charged with Elder Abuse After He Was Found Drunk in a Patient’s Room A Minnesota resident has been charged with elder abuse after he was found drunk and passed out on the job at a group nursing home. Everett Charles Stiner, 58 years old, was arrested on elder abuse charges on May 9th after police were called to the Treasure State Group House. He faces one felony elder abuse charge in … [Read more...]

Security Director at Nursing Home Accused of Burglary, Elder Abuse

Security Director for Los Angeles-Area Nursing Home Arrested on Financial Elder Abuse and Burglary Charges On March 26th, the security director for a Los Angeles-area nursing home was arrested on burglary and elder abuse charges after reports that he broke into residents’ rooms and stole from them. Michael Glen South, 57, has been linked to several burglary complaints in the nursing home, … [Read more...]

Woman Faces Charges After Elderly Patient Found With Bed Sores

Massachusetts Woman Faces Felony Elder Abuse Charges After Patient Suffers Hypothermia, Severe Bed Sores A woman who worked in a Boston-area rehabilitation facility is facing a serious charge of felony elder abuse after one of the patients in her care was found in a tiny basement room, covered in bed sores and nearly frozen. The 75-year-old victim was discovered in an 8-by-10 foot basement room … [Read more...]

Upscale LA Assisted Living Facility Faces Elder Abuse Charges

The Breakers of Long Beach Faces Elder Abuse Charges in Court An upscale assisted living facility in downtown Los Angeles faces elder abuse charges and a penalty related to a patient’s spinal damage last month. The Breakers of Long Beach, an elder care facility that is the major tenant of the historic Breakers Hotel building, has been ordered by a judge to pay $400,000 to a woman who suffered … [Read more...]

Man Gets Probation in Elder Abuse Case

Man Who Abused Elderly Father Receives Probation at Elder Abuse Trial A resident of Sturgeon Bay, WI was given two years’ probation as part of a plea deal in an elder abuse case. James J. Conklin, 52, was originally scheduled to go to trial in early December on several elder abuse charges, including a felony count of intentionally subjecting an individual at risk to abuse, causing bodily harm, … [Read more...]

Three Nurses Prosecuted on Elder Abuse Charges Committed “For Laughs”

British Nurses On Trial For Elder Abuse - Reportedly Committed For Their Entertainment Three nurses who worked at a care facility in Lancaster, in the United Kingdom, have been taken to court on elder abuse charges. Reportedly, the three women abused patients “for laughs,” and the nursing facility covered up their abuse. The jury was told that the women targeted 8 patients in particular for … [Read more...]

Janitor and Cook Save Abandoned Residents of Home Closed Due to Elder Abuse Charges

Two Staff Members Remained to Care for Abandoned Residents After Care Facility Closed Due to State Elder Abuse Charges After the Valley Springs Manor care facility in Castro Valley, California closed due to serious state-level charges of elder abuse, the facility was abandoned by all the staff members except for one cook and one janitor, who remained to care for the elderly population. The … [Read more...]

Sacramento Caregiver to Stand Trial on Elder Abuse Charges

Woman Who Ran Long-Term Care Facility Will Stand Trial on Elder Abuse Charges for Death of Resident The woman who ran “Super Home Care” nursing facility in Sacramento, California, had a 3-hour preliminary hearing for her elder abuse charges, after the death of an 88-year-old resident due to neglect. Although both sides agree that the residential facility was “neat and clean,” and that the … [Read more...]