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Grandfather Abused by Nursing Home Worker

A sad story comes to us from Maine about a woman whose grandfather was sexually abused in 2006 in a nursing home. The Marro family believed their grandfather’s dementia was setting in and clogging his thoughts. As his health declined, they felt a Brunswick nursing home would be a safe place for him to live. His -->

Keeping a Watchful Eye in Nursing Homes

Doris Racher noticed small things that she had bought her 96-year-old mother, Eryetha Mayberry, a dementia patient at a nursing home in Oklahoma City, had been disappearing. Doris decided to place a motion-activated camera in her mother’s room. A couple months later, Doris was stunned at what she found in the recordings. The camera did -->

New York’s Nursing Homes Earn Failing Grade

When it comes to the quality of care to its residents, nursing homes earn a failing grade in the State of New York, according to Families for Better Care, a Florida-based nursing home resident advocacy group. The group published a first-ever state-by-state report card for nursing homes nationwide. Families for Better Care analyzed eight federal -->

Nursing Home: Epidemic of Poor Dental Hygiene

The daughter of a World War II veteran, Katherine Ford, visited her father regularly at his nursing home in Roanoke, VA before she noticed the dust on his electric toothbrush. She then found out that his teeth had not been brushed by his caregivers recently and he had been complaining of a severe headache. Katherine -->

The Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

The decision to place your loved one in a nursing home or managed care facility can be gut wrenching. You trust that the people responsible for overseeing their day-to-day care are doing the right thing, but this is not always the case. Unfortunately, reports of serious physical, sexual and verbal abuse are increasing around many -->

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Occurs at 1 in 3 Homes

Reports of serious physical, sexual and verbal abuse are common among the nation’s nursing homes. A study prepared by the Democratic and Independent staff of the Special Investigations Division of the House of Government Reform Committee found that 30% of nursing homes in the U.S. were cited for almost 9,000 instances of abuse over a -->