As more facilities in Western New York are bought by out-of-town owners, declining patient care is liable to follow. It’s a trend that cannot be allowed to continue.
The state Department of Health is investigating staffing levels and living conditions for seniors at Sapphire Nursing and Rehab at Goshen, amid calls by local politicians to do so.
“Out of all the places she could have been placed, this is the worst one I’ve ever seen . . . It’s disgusting.”
A 42-year-old nurse aide will serve jail time for punching an 87-year-old nursing-home resident in the face, causing several fractures.
A Saratoga Springs nursing home has identified five water sources that were contaminated with Legionella bacteria as state health officials continue an investigation into 13 cases of Legionnaire’s disease in the city.
A nurse has pleaded guilty to covering up sexual abuse and neglect at a nursing home in Herkimer.
Authorities arrested and arraigned a Brighton Beach nursing home aide on Aug. 13 for alleged physical abuse of a senior under her care.
Hire people to care for your residents in this new facility. Make it a place that the public and people in the city of Auburn can say how “wonderful and great.”
Three of four defendants in a case involving a local nursing home were in Herkimer County Court today.
A 28-year-old woman was charged today with stealing $21,488 from residents at a Loretto nursing home, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.