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New Reports Show COVID-19 Impact on North Carolina Nursing Homes

The Coronavirus pandemic has strained resources in assisted living and long-term care facilities across the country. In North Carolina, new data released by hea...

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Newton Nursing Home Waited to Report Abuse

This week, news stations picked up on a report that a Newton nursing home facility did not tell families that their relatives had suffered sexual abuse from ano...

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What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Dozens of Brian Centers in North Carolina, which are local nursing home facilities owned by Sava Senior Company, are currently under siege from lawsuits as fami...

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Nursing Malpractice: What It Is, and Who Is Liable

Malpractice by a nurse does not include just any error on that medical professional’s part. And even if a nurse has committed malpractice, and not just a ...

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How to Protect Against Nursing Home Staff Financial Exploitation

USA TODAY broke the news of thieves stealing a shocking amount from nursing home trust funds, thefts that were committed by the very nursing home staff responsi...

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Antipsychotic Drugs Overused in Nation’s Nursing Homes

In recent years, the number of nursing home residents who are being overmedicated on antipsychotics has declined. But according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare...

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Nationwide Study Says N.C. Nursing Homes Fall Woefully Short

An advocacy group, Families for Better Care, conducted the very first nationwide survey of nursing homes, grading states according to they measured up in eight ...

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For-Profit Nursing Homes Have High Rate of Abuse and Fraud Charges

Recent studies by the Department of Health and Human Services are showing that for-profit nursing homes have a much higher percentage of charges involving elder...

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Watch Out for Three Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse and neglect has become a prevalent problem throughout the United States, affecting the lives of countless individuals and families who have p...

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Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

When a family makes the difficult decision to place a loved one under the care of a nursing home facility, they should not have to worry that their elderly fami...

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