Nursing Homes With Low Ratings Bring Less Than Desirable Environments

One state with mostly 1-2 star ratings makes it difficult for families to find a decent facility providing quality care to place their loved one. One family experienced this challenge when they placed their mother in a for-profit facility only to find her “lying there being eaten alive” by fire ants. The family had voiced concerns of a crack in the window. However, the nursing home staff did nothing to seal it.

The attack brought effects of the ant venom to her face arms, hands and chest. The patient died just six months later. The family believes it was a downhill slop from the attack. 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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