Tag Archives: Nursing Home Neglect

Did Nursing Home Negligence Cause a Dementia Patient’s Arrest?

A 75-year-old dementia patient was wandering the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation when he reportedly attacked several employees. The police were called, and the man was arrested after an altercation. However, the man had to later be hospitalized and effects of the incident may have plagued him right up until his death. The question now remains, did nursing home…
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Do Cameras Help When It Comes to Nursing Home Abuse?

Have you seen the increasing reports of elder abuse and nursing home abuse in the news lately? It is a disturbing trend to which much of America is turning a blind eye. However, here in New Jersey, lawmakers are trying to make a difference, and it starts with catching those responsible for mistreating our seniors. When It Comes to Nursing…
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Is Nursing Home Abuse Going Unreported?

Over 1.4 million people are living in nursing homes across the United States.  This is why safety officials all over the country are making it a priority to ensure America’s nursing homes are safe.  A new government audit has revealed shocking results regarding the quality of care provided to nursing home residents, highlighting the importance of setting and maintaining high…
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What Are the Effects of Nursing Home Negligence?

When an elderly parent’s needs become too great for their children to bear, they are often sent to senior care centers or nursing homes. These facilities are manned by trained professionals who are supposed to help the elderly maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. However, some facilities fall short of this mark, and when this nursing home negligence occurs, the…
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Hudson County Judge Overturns $13.2 Million Award for Nursing Home Neglect

On May 27, a Hudson County Judge overturned a jury’s May 2014 decision to award $13.2 million in damages to a family suing a Jersey City nursing home after the death of a family member. The case arose in 2010 when Mary Dwyer, an 87-year-old resident of the HarborView Healthcare Center, passed away after her release from the center. Her…
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