Posts Tagged 'elder abuse'

Nursing Home Death Results in Criminal Charges

nursing home death results in criminal chargesThe death of a former Trump administration official’s father in a Philadelphia nursing home has resulted in criminal charges being filed against the licensed practical nurse who was responsible for his care. 30-year old Christann Gainey faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, neglect, and falsifying documents as a result of her actions during her April 13th shift at Cathedral Village; a Roxborough-area senior living facility. If convicted of ...

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Caring for Those Who Cared for Us: When Nursing Homes Fail the Elderly

golden living nursing homes accused of failing to properly care for elderly residentsWhen it comes to healthcare, we like to think decisions about our care are typically made in conjunction with people who have years of education in the field. We like to believe that we have some say in the matter and that our health care decisions are the result of some sort of collaboration. Sometimes we simply have to trust that those tasked with ...

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