Category: Nursing home cases in the news

The Oaks

State and local authorities are conducting an investigation into abuse at The Oaks at Chanticleer. The facility is part of the profitable chain. So far, the facility terminated the employment of three caregivers following an internal investigation. One for mistreatment. Two for failing to report the mistreatment. The employee who revealed the mistreatment failed to

The Truth about Unsafe Staffing

Nurse.org published Kelsay Irby’s story. She is my new hero. Kelsay Irby is the ER Charge Nurse who made national headlines for calling 911 desperate for help with unsafe staffing at St. Michael Medical Center. Irby called 911 because of dangerous short-staffing. Here is her story: As I sit down to write this article, I’m trying

The Ensign Group

California Ensign Expands in Texas The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENSG) issued a press release after acquiring the following skilled nursing facilities in Texas: Brodie Ranch Nursing and Rehabilitation, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility located in Austin, Texas; Onion Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 125-bed skilled nursing facility located in Austin, Texas; Riverside Nursing and

Negligent Collaboration

The Atlanta Journal Constitution had an article about an archaic law in North Carolina. The 90 year old gave immunity to nurses. Fortunately, the North Carolina Supreme Court overturned that legal favoritism. The Court ruled nurses can be held liable by a jury when they harm patients. Even if they claim they were just following

Grand Jury Indicts LPN

10WBNS reported another tragic and preventable death at a nursing home. Luana Mowery’s husband, Paul, was living at the Capri Gardens in Lewis Center – a rehab and nursing center. Mowery was a long-term care patient at the facility who depended on oxygen therapy. On the morning of May 20, 2021, Mowery was found blue

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