Last September there was a backlog of 1300 nursing home related complaints that had not been investigated in the state of California. A Superior Court Judge had to order that the complaints be cleared and the 10-day investigation law be followed.Since then, progress has been made. To meet the mandate, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger committed $20 million in the current budget to hire 141 new nursing...
Nursing Home & Elder Abuse
The family of a 90-year old woman who died after a fall at her nursing home has filed a lawsuit against the Indiana facility that was charged with her care. Mary Foddrill's femur was broken in two places when an employee of White River Lodge nursing home dropped her when getting her out of bed.The suit alleges:Failure to follow physician's orders.Failure to follow facility policies and...
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