Category Archives: Nursing Home Abuse
California Rocked by Numerous Nursing Home Controversies
Families around the Golden State trust nursing homes to take care of their elderly loved ones. Unfortunately, that trust is all too often misplaced. Nursing homes across the state have been exposed for committing serious abuses, and some residents have even lost their lives as a result of this gross misconduct. If your loved… Read More »
Serious Questions Raised at Roseland Community Hospital
When residents of California visit their nearest local hospital, they expect a certain standard of care. They expect to be treated in a professional manner by doctors and nurses that actually care about their well-being. They also expect to walk out of a hospital feeling better than when they walked in. Unfortunately, many California… Read More »
Nursing Home in California Sued for Negligence
A nursing home is being sued by the district attorneys of Almeda, Marin, Santa Cruz, and Los Angeles Counties for gross negligence. This facility was mistreating its patients to an almost unthinkable degree, and it seems unbelievable that such a nursing home could even exist in the modern era and in a first-world nation… Read More »
Examples of Financial Abuse in Los Angeles Nursing Homes
When most people think of nursing home abuse in Los Angeles, they conjure up images of unhygienic facilities, beatings, and physical restraints. However, many forget that abuse in nursing homes can also be financial in nature. In fact, financial abuse can sometimes be even more damaging than physical abuse; not just to the nursing… Read More »
What Does Nursing Home Abuse Actually Look Like in San Jose?
We all know that nursing home abuse is wrong. In fact, abusing and neglecting our elder generation is one of the most egregious crimes anyone can commit. But how do we actually spot this issue? What kinds of signs should we be looking out for, and what kinds of measures are in place to… Read More »
Do Nursing Homes in California Have Legal Immunity?
Over the last year or so, there has been an active discussion about the concept of legal immunity for nursing homes across the United States. If you have been paying attention to the news, you probably already know why. COVID-19 has raised all kinds of issues for long-term care facilities in California and across… Read More »
How Easy is it to Sue a California Nursing Home for Negligence During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people from all walks of life, our elderly population in California was arguably the hardest hit by this crisis. Thousands of people in nursing homes have lost their lives, and many others suffered tremendously. Although many of our healthcare workers strived to ensure the safety and care of… Read More »
ELDER ABUSE IN NURSING HOMES
While it might come as a surprise… Perpetrators of elder abuse in nursing homes are not always those employed by the facility. In a recent article published in HealthDay, many residents of nursing homes suffer from abuse at the hands of other residents. The article cites a study that concluded that “one in five… Read More »