Federal Review of Nursing Home Trust Fund Negligence Pending

A federal review of nursing homes is pending for negligence in the management of their residents’ trust funds. Due to a news investigation, reports have been made of resident caregivers embezzling money in amounts exceeding $100,000. With more than 1,500 nursing homes cited for trust fund mismanagement, the investigation has brought a deep level of concern.

The news report "revealed an alarming number of cases involving unscrupulous and dishonest employees of nursing homes who siphoned, forged, and swindled millions of dollars from the trust fund accounts of unsuspecting and helpless residents.” According to the report, the money was used for gambling, shopping sprees, and daily household needs. For more, read the story.


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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