Nursing Home Abuse

blog PKSD

Nursing Homes in Wisconsin Graded Above Average in Half of Quality Measures

For the third year, Families for Better Care, a citizen advocacy group, released a report card on nursing homes across all 50 states. The report grades nursing homes in all 50 states based on the quality of care provided to residents. Wisconsin nursing… Read More

Many Nursing Homes in Milwaukee, Throughout Wisconsin Rated as Below Average

An investigation by WTMJ-TV Milwaukee’s I-team reveals 60 of the 375 nursing homes in Wisconsin have a one-star rating in the federal nursing home rating system. A one-star rating indicates the care provided by the facility and the overall quality of… Read More

Nurse at Florida Assisted Living Facility Faces Molestation Accusations

Last month, police in Melbourne, Florida arrested a female nurse at the Brookshire Assisted Living Facility. There was a complaint of sexual battery against the nurse by a male patient from last December. The patient had numerous medical issues. A police… Read More

Investigation of Incident Where Nursing Home Resident was Left Struggling to Breathe

An investigation was conducted into why an 80-year-old resident of an Ohio nursing home (Altercare of Nobles Pond in Jackson Township) was left gasping for breath and unable to lift her head before she was found by her family pastor and son back in February.… Read More

Abrupt Closure of Wellspring of Milwaukee Threatened Residents’ Safety, Welfare

According to reports from the State of Wisconsin, Wellspring of Milwaukee, a nursing and rehab center, was shut down sooner than Wellspring leaders said it would be, and this put the health, safety and general welfare of nursing residents in danger. A… Read More

Why Women are More At-Risk for Nursing Home Abuse

Every resident of a nursing home is at risk for suffering some kind of abuse. Unfortunately, the most vulnerable people in our society are often the ones who are taken advantage of. However, some people are more at-risk for abuse than others, such as… Read More

Cellphone and Surveillance Videos Document Abuse Outside Racine Assisted Living Facility

Video footage from a surveillance camera and cellphone camera show a man being dragged, pushed and pulled on the grass and doused with liquid by two women wearing scrubs outside the Love of Caring assisted living home in Racine, Wisconsin last Thursday.… Read More

Minneapolis Nursing Home Resident Killed After Breathing Tube Error Cuts Off Oxygen

The Minnesota Department of Health just concluded its investigation into the Nov. 14 suffocation death of a 75-year-old resident of the Benedictine Health Center. Investigators blamed the resident's sudden death on a nurse's actions and the failure of… Read More

Former Staffer at Ohio Nursing Home Indicted for Felony Connected to Resident Death

On Wednesday, a woman from Old West End was indicted for a felony and two misdemeanors related to the death of a resident at Arbors at Oregon, a senior care center in Ohio. The felony charge is for involuntary manslaughter and the two misdemeanors are… Read More

Jeff Pitman Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Santa Fe Nursing Home on Behalf of Victim's Estate

On Monday, the son of a former resident of Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the nursing home and the former director. The lawsuit claims the facility was negligent in caring for the victim's father… Read More

Back to top