Nursing Home Negligence

Nursing home neglect is a very unfortunate and uncomfortable reality. However, it is not simply the elderly that can suffer at the hands of this abuse. There are instances in which individuals that suffer traumatic brain injuries, very often stemming from serious car accidents, will be confined to a nursing…

Deciding to put an aging loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision. Care givers in Philadelphia should feel confident when they trust the care of their elderly family member to nursing homes, no harm will come. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse does occur. A 38-year-old licensed…

Sources report that a disabled man received serious burns in an out-of-state group care center when a healthcare worker in a nursing home neglect incident left him unattended in a scalding hot shower. The 22-year-old quadriplegic patient is blind, has cerebral palsy and cannot speak. He has lived with these…

Gross incompetence, negligence and misconduct are words that were used by state regulators to describe the actions that took place at a suburban elder-care facility outside of Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is the government agency responsible for investigating claims of nursing home abuse and negligence throughout the…

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