Elder care facility sued for nursing home neglect

By | Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

A nursing home is in a legal entanglement following a patient death in its facility. Tennessee residents may be interested in learning about a female patient who died as a result of alleged nursing home neglect and elder abuse, among other issues. The family of the woman filed a lawsuit as a result. The woman became a resident at the facility after it became apparent that she could no longer take care of herself. This was mostly due to throat cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. When she was admitted, the staff was informed that she would need assistance with ambulation and that…

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Tennessee woman faces charges after alleged nursing home abuse

By | Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

For many people, the time will come to have an elderly parent admitted to a care facility such as a nursing home. Although this is typically a traumatic experience for both the parent and his or her children, it may be the best way to ensure around-the-clock care. Nursing homes are expected to provide care that does not jeopardize the safety of a patient. A Tennessee woman was recently arrested in connection with nursing home abuse she allegedly committed in another state. Authorities say the nursing home employee allegedly abused a 96-year-old patient at a nursing home where she was…

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