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Many nursing homes are poorly staffed. How do they get away with it?

Regulators have allowed thousands of nursing homes across America to flout federal staffing rules by going an entire day and night without a registered nurse on duty, a USA TODAY investigation has found. Nearly all of them got away with it: Only 4% w… Read More

Missing assisted living facility resident found dead outside; caregivers respond

An 82-year-old woman reported missing from her assisted living facility on Tuesday, Nov. 8, was found dead in a wooded area behind the facility. Joan L. Meredith, 82, was a resident at The Merriman, an assisted living and skilled nursing care facilit… Read More

Missing Ohio nursing home resident found dead outside

An 82-year-old woman reported missing from her nursing home on Tuesday, Nov. 8, was found dead in a wooded area behind the facility. Joan L. Meredith, 82, was a resident of The Merriman, an assisted living and skilled nursing care facility at 209 Mer… Read More

Family wants answers after resident found dead in woods behind Akron assisted living facility

An 82-year-old resident of an Akron assisted living and nursing care facility was found dead from hypothermia in a wooded area behind the building Tuesday morning, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner. Joan Meredith had dementia and her de… Read More

The Heartland of Willoughby Nursing Home

We have had several calls about The Heartland of Willoughby nursing home, which is located at 37603 Euclid Avenue in Willoughby, Ohio 44094. This is part of the Heartland chain of nursing homes, which is part of the ManorCare chain of nursing homes. Read More

'They were not ready for this outbreak to happen': nursing home employee speaks out about COVID-19 outbreak

Several concerned family members of residents at a Willoughby nursing home have contacted News 5 expressing outrage over the care their loved ones are receiving. Read More

At least 3,133 Ohio nursing home patients have died with coronavirus

At least 3,133 patients of Ohio nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have died with coronavirus this year, with 87 new deaths reported in the weekly update by the Ohio Department of Health. Read More

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

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