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...]

SC Senior Center Faces Four Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

Four Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Filed Against Home in Florence, SC The Emeritus facility at Laurel Gardens, a senior care center in Florence, SC, faces four nursing home abuse and neglect lawsuits filed against the center in February 2014. One of the nursing home abuse claims alleges that one of the residents, who had dementia, was "injured as a result of abuse and neglect." A second claim … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Fined for Neglect after “Dumping” Navy Vet

Iowa Nursing Home Fined for Neglect and Abuse After Kicking Navy Vet Out for Unpaid Bills A nursing home in Des Moines, Iowa has been fined for neglect and patient abuse after releasing a seriously ill Navy veteran to live on his own because he was unable to pay his care bills. John Chedester, 65, “was, for all practical purposes, dumped by the care facility into a vacant apartment,” said David … [Read more...]

Male Nurse Wanted for Elder Abuse Found in Canada

Male Nurse Wanted for Felony Elder Abuse Found Working in Canada A former male nurse with a warrant for felony elder abuse and lewd conduct with a patient in San Diego has been found in Vancouver, Canada. Russell Torralba, 41, was taken into custody on January 9th by Canadian Border Services Agency staff after receiving a tip from the US Marshall’s Office. Torralba had been working illegally in … [Read more...]

Delaware Nurse Convicted of Patient Abuse

Former Nursing Home Worker Convicted of Patient Abuse Attorney General Beau Biden of Delaware announced on Monday, October 21st, that his office had secured the conviction of a Sussex County nurse who was charged with patient abuse at a Seaford nursing home. “We have a special obligation to look out for the most vulnerable members of our community, including residents of nursing homes and … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Investigation in Mount Pleasant, SC Completed

An Internal Investigation Into Allegations of Serious Nursing Home Abuse in SC Finalized After a very serious incident of nursing home abuse was reported to Mt. Pleasant Manor Nursing Facility and Mt. Pleasant police, the nursing facility conducted an internal investigation and will be adding security to their facility. In December 2012, a grievous complaint against an employee of the Mt. … [Read more...]