8 Nursing Homes In Same State Fined For Neglect And Abuse Towards Residents

One state has eight different nursing homes being fined for negligence in caregiving. The neglected residents in these homes experienced levels of suffering that ranged from medication omission, burns, head wounds, bowel obstruction, and death.

The residents were either unattended during falls, or specific instructions for patients were not followed by nursing home caregivers.  One resident was withheld necessary medication causing a 9 pound gain of fluid in just 11 days. Another resident was hit in the face with a sign by a contractor, causing a bruised neck and shoulder For more, read the story.

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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