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I thought she would just peacefully pass in her sleep' — Woman preparing for mother's death at Willoughby nursing home

A developing story inside a Willoughby nursing home grows more somber Wednesday where at least 67 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 12 have died due to complications of the virus. Read More

Missing 86-year-old Ohio nursing home resident found dead in walk-in refrigerator

A woman was discovered dead in a walk-in refrigerator at an Ohio assisted living facility after she went missing early Tuesday morning Read More

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. Read More

Proper Wound Care is Very Important for all Nursing Home Residents

We represent a lady who had a wound. The staff at the nursing home where she was a resident just kept wrapping it and wrapping it and wrapping it. She was finally sent to the hospital and the wound had deteriorated dramatically. If someone you love i… Read More

DOUGLAS: PROTECT NURSING PATIENTS

Jutting his famous dimpled chin toward a rapt audience of congressmen, Kirk Douglas Wednesday called upon public officials to conduct “commando raids” of nursing homes to protect elderly residents from abuse and neglect. The jaunty actor,… Read More

UNDERSTAFFING IN NURSING HOMES

James Steen, a registered nurse, recently sued the owners and the operators of the Highland Point Health & Rehab Center Nursing Home located at 402 Gulf View Lane in Highland Heights, Ohio 44143. In his complaint, Mr. Steen alleged that he was an… Read More

Fighting Arbitration Clauses - New Report

Forced arbitration is a rigged system designed by corporations in which injured workers and consumers have no meaningful chance of finding justice. Forced arbitration requires Americans to “agree” to surrender fundamental constitutional rights … Read More

Family plans to sue ManorCare after their 80-year-old father escaped the nursing home and was hospitalized

PARMA, Ohio (WOIO) – Lisa White said she got a call earlier this month from her brother that made her heart drop. “Dad’s missing and I said, how can he be missing, he’s in a nursing home?” she said. White said the staff found her father… Read More

Alzheimer’s Center aide indicted for abuse of elderly patient who later died

A former worker in the Wood Glen Alzheimer’s Community in Miami Twp. was indicted Thursday for beating an elderly patient who died two months later. Vanesha A. Rice, 24, was indicted by a grand jury for a Jan. 25, 2019, incident of patient abuse, a… Read More

A nursing home patient 'rotted to death' under nurses' care, Ohio attorney general says

Current and former employees of an Ohio nursing facility are accused of mistreating two patients in their care, including one who died as a result of the nurses’ actions, Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday. A Franklin County grand jury in… Read More