Category Archives: Nursing Home Neglect

Nurse Refuses to Perform CPR on Dying Patient in Assisted Living Center

In a story that made national headlines, a woman who identified herself as a nurse at Glenwood Gardens, a California assisted living center, refused to perform CPR on 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless, despite the pleas of a 911 operator that she do so. The employee said that performing CPR on a resident was against the facility’s …

Monitoring Care at California Nursing Homes

A company that runs 20 nursing homes in California has agreed to increase its staffing levels as part of a settlement with the California Attorney General’s office. Skilled Heathcare Group, Inc. has homes in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara and Fresno counties. The patients were found to have bedsores and suffered from malnutrition, dehydration …

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