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Tag: quality of care

Risk of Injury in a Nursing Home

Apr 15, 2015
  If you were told that you had a ⅓ chance of suffering harm or injury by spending the night in dangerous place, would you do it?  Probably not.  Unfortunately,...

NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THORTON TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS

Mar 12, 2015
  The Powless Law Firm has filed a civil lawsuit alleging negligence by the Thorton Terrace Health Campus nursing home in Hanover, Indiana.  The allegations involve multiple instances of substandard care that resulted...

Hiding Medical Malpractice

Nov 23, 2014
  In the vast majority of cases, hospitals and other healthcare providers who commit medical malpractice hide the harm from their patients, according to a recent Johns Hopkins University School...

Study Shows Most Nursing Homes Lie To Consumers About Nursing Staff Levels

By: admin
Nov 18, 2014
For several years now families faced with making a decision on finding a nursing home for their loved one in need of skilled care have used the CMS’ Nursing Home...

How Indiana Laws Protect Nursing Homes That Neglect and Kill Patients – Part 3

Sep 17, 2014
This is the third in a series of articles that will highlight the ways in which Indiana laws protect negligent nursing homes and other wrongdoers, and in doing so, jeopardize...

How Indiana Laws Protect Nursing Homes That Neglect and Kill Patients — Part 2

Sep 9, 2014
This is the second in a series of articles that will highlight the ways in which Indiana laws protect negligent nursing homes and other wrongdoers, and in doing so, jeopardize...

How Indiana Laws Protect Nursing Homes That Neglect and Kill Patients — Part 1

Sep 2, 2014
This is the first in a series of articles that will highlight the ways in which Indiana laws protect negligent nursing homes and other wrongdoers, and in doing so, jeopardize...

INDIANA RANKS AMONG WORST IN HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY

Apr 8, 2014
As Hoosiers, we want to believe that when we and our loved ones should need it, we will receive safe, quality healthcare.  However, many may not know that  Indiana holds...

Consumer Reports – Hospitals Are Dangerous To Patient Safety

By: admin
Mar 21, 2013
In its upcoming May 2013 issue, Consumer Reports is releasing their updated hospital safety ratings, and the grades show that hospitals are still a dangerous place to be.   It is...

Indiana Nursing Home Resident dies after attack at Nursing Home.

By: admin
Mar 14, 2012
It was reported this week that a 77-year old Indiana resident of the South Shore Health and Rehabilitation Facility died after an attack by another resident.  Diane Parkinson died on...
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