A resident of the Allis Care Center in West Allis, Wisconsin may have been a victim of nursing home abuse. The woman was being treated for diabetes. Her family got a call that she had fell from her wheelchair and was taken to the hospital. Andalhari says, "my grandmother looked like, as if someone had a bat and beat her. Beat her face, the left side, with a bat. As if she was punched in the...
Nursing Home & Elder Abuse
Dropped patients, common in nursing homes.More common than anyone wants to talk about is the injuries caused by lifting and moving patients in hospitals and nursing homes. Not only are patients injured but a great deal of hospital personal have injured backs from the lifting and moving. Some hospitals are using lifts but not enough of them to save the patients and the nursing staff.Women files...
After the California Department of Health Services concluded an investigation into the death of 89-year-old Eva Anita Morgan, Cottonwood Healthcare has received an "AA" citation and a $90,000 fine, the most severe under state law.Morgan died on March 22, 2005 from sepsis syndrome and she suffered from a urinary tract infection, death records show."When nursing home neglect occurs and the elderly...
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