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‘It’s Almost Like a G…

‘It’s Almost Like a Ghost Town.’ Most Nursing Homes Overstated Staffing for Years

ITHACA, N.Y. — Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government for years, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequa… Read More
Why court battle waged by…

Why court battle waged by families of Anthony Sowell victims matters to us all: Andrea Simakis

LEVELAND, Ohio – On September 17, Joanne Moore will get her day in court. “It’s taken so long,” she says. Eight years. But it’s worth the wait. Because it’s for Janice. In a 2010 lawsuit, Moore argued cops and pros… Read More

New York Times Article Confirms Consumer Voice Concerns about Nursing Home Staffing Levels and Data

The New York Times article, ‘It’s Almost Like a Ghost Town.’ Most Nursing Homes Overstated Staffing for Years, substantiates Consumer Voice’s long-standing concern about the inaccuracy of previous staffing information based on self-report… Read More

Woman was outside nursing home 8 hours before dying in cold

TOLEDO, OHIO — A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state i… Read More

Woman with dementia was outside Ohio nursing home 8 hours before dying in cold

A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state investigation found.… Read More

When nursing homes dump some patients to make more money

As NPR reported, “Nationwide, eviction is the leading complaint about nursing homes. In California last year, more than 1,500 nursing home residents complained that they were discharged involuntarily. That’s an increase of 73 percent since 20… Read More

Forced Arbitration Prevents Nun from being able to Sue after being Raped.

Back in 2011, when Morissette first came to Chateau Vestavia, she had signed the facility’s standard admissions contract. Buried in pages of terms and conditions was what is known as a pre-dispute binding arbitration agreement. By signing it, the e… Read More

Forced Arbitration’s Lethal Consequence

Journalists examining the eight nursing home deaths at Florida’s Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during Hurricane Irma have begun exploring who’s at fault for this entirely preventable tragedy. But actually, we may never understand the f… Read More

After Florida deaths, Trump administration called out for making it harder to sue nursing homes

This week’s tragedy at a Florida nursing home, where eight people died in the wake of Hurricane Irma, brought to light how the Trump administration is aiming to make it harder for seniors and their families to hold nursing homes accountable. Read More

Ohio nursing homes among the nation's lowest rated in quality of care: A Critical Choice

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For nearly 12 hours, nurses at Normandy Manor of Rocky River accidentally poisoned Susanne Lawrence. The nurses had given her 20 times the prescribed dosage of oxycodone, or 500 milligrams, according to state and federal repor… Read More

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