Monthly Archives: January 2012

California Nursing Home Director, Staff Physician And Others Face Criminal Charges Stemming From Nursing Home Abuse.

Gwen Hughes, the nursing home Director of Kern Valley Nursing Home in California, was charged in 2009 with the death of three elder nursing home patients. Hughes allegedly administered powerful anti-psychotic drugs to these three patients, in addition to a number of other … Continue reading

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Ohio Woman Sentenced To Over 10 Years In Prison For Nursing Home Abuse.

Virgen Caraballo, a 45 year-old Cleveland, OH resident, was recently sentenced to over ten years in jail for abusing a 78 year-old Alzheimer’s patient in an Ohio nursing home, specifically the MetroHealth Medical Center facility. The abuse was caught on … Continue reading

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Inspections Reveal Nursing Home Abuse In Two United Kingdom Nursing Homes.

Inspections performed at two nursing homes in the United Kingdom, specifically the Corinthian House care home and the Athorpe Lodge, recently revealed evidence of nursing home abuse. The inspections at the Corinthian House revealed that many patients were wearing dirty … Continue reading

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