Tag Archive: Abuse and Neglect

“Attempted” Neglect?

An Ohio news station, NBC 4, reported that a local nursing supervisor have been found guilty of attempted neglect at a Woodsfield nursing home.  What the heck is “attempted” neglect? Kathy Schwaben was employed at Monroe County Care Center when she neglected to assist an injured resident.  The resident was injured when she was a

Resident beaten to death

The Chicago Sun times had a sad article about an elderly resident beaten to death at a nurisng home.  The nursing home hasn’t explained how it happened or who assaulted the man.  Instead they are trying to blame the victim by stating he had “prior altercations” in an “other nursing home.”  So?  What does that

Woman sues nursing home for getting her arrested after she complained

The DesMoines Register has an article about a woman who complained about the care her mother ws recieving at a nursing home being arrested after the nursing home stated that she was “abusing” her mother.  This lack of accountability by the nursing home is astounding.  Trying to quiet the family of a neglected resident who

Mystery surrounds death of resident found in utility closet

Rome News Tribune has a story about a male resident found dead in the nursing home’s utility closet.  Typically, these closets are locked and only certain staff members have access.  No one knows how the resident got into the closet or how he died. The man had been missing from a Georgia nursing home for two weeks

Young residents’ screams for help go unanswered resulting in her death

Alabama NewsChannell 19 had a horrendous story of neglect on their website.  NewsChannel 19’s Carson Clark reported that a Marshall County Nursing Home is in trouble with state and federal officials after a patient died there. A doctor says the Golden Living Center in Boaz allowed a young woman to scream for help for more than

SC Administrator arrested for neglecting a vulnerable adult

The owner of the Southside Residential Care Facility, Roy Lee Bowers, 64, has been arrested and charged with felony neglect of a vulnerable adult, resulting in the death of a patient.   His health care administration license was also suspended Friday by the state. Investigators started looking into the facility when they found 59-year-old William Sealy


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