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Texas Worst Nursing Homes

Texas Worst Nursing Homes

There are approximately 1300 nursing homes in Texas. Nearly a quarter of those homes have serious deficiencies. There are so many that we can’t put them all on one blog post. What we can do is give you our bottom five list.
Most of the facilities on this list has been designated as a...

Woman Awarded $1.3 Million for Serious Bedsores

Woman Awarded $1.3 Million for Serious Bedsores

A Gwinnett County, Georgia jury awarded an elderly woman $1.3 million after a car accident left her in the hospital, and she developed severe bedsores. The trial lasted four days, but it took the jury just two hours to come to its decision. The woman, Elizabeth Dickenson, still has not fully...

Wisconsin’s Worst Nursing Homes – (Nursing Home Neglect)

Wisconsin’s Worst Nursing Homes – (Nursing Home Neglect)

Sooner or later, many families will face the difficult decision of placing a loved one in a skilled nursing facility. Some folks are able to remain in their home or in the home of a close family member. For others, however, they need the services only found in a nursing home.
Many of these...

Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Seldom Report Abuse

Pennsylvania Nursing Homes Seldom Report Abuse

Nursing homes have been under increasing scrutiny over the last few years. With several high-profile cases of sexual abuse and deadly neglect making prominent news headlines, nursing home facilities still often remain under the radar for government investigations.
One of the biggest problems...

Nurse Charged with Neglect Death of Patient

Nurse Charged with Neglect Death of Patient

(Reader discretion advised) A 30-year-old nurse has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, tampering and neglect of a care dependent person by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office. The charges stem from the horrific death of an 84-year-old nursing home patient in Upper Roxborough,...