Consumer group calls for action to stop nursing home abuse

By | Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Some Tennessee residents have been disillusioned by the level of care their loved ones in elder care centers receive. It is increasingly common to see reports of families taking legal action against nursing homes. Complaints typically include allegations of nursing home abuse, medication errors, negligent care and more. The Coalition for Quality Care — a consumer group focused on long-term care — is calling on federal and state lawmakers to legislate restrictions against repeat violators of care standards. The consumer group says many nursing homes have been identified as repeat violators over a three-year period. It says that federal data…

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