Certified nursing assistants have one of the highest reported rates of injury across the country and in Ohio, according to a review of injury data and first-person stories reported this week by The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer.
A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state investigation found.
Caregiver arrested for “gross sexual imposition” of three nursing home residents and “pandering obscenity involving a minor.”
In the contentious 2011 budget, Ohio’s lawmakers negotiated a little-known concession with one of the most powerful statehouse forces, the nursing home lobby. The results of that deal play out daily in nursing homes across the state.
A former nurse’s aide who made a living stealing valuables, keepsakes and trust from at least 46 senior center residents for more than 12 years, was sentenced to 65 years in prison.
A licensed practical nurse at an assisted living home here is accused of sexually abusing a woman with a mental health condition living at the facility.
The former executive director of a Westlake assisted-living facility was sentenced to two years of probation Monday for stealing prescription pain medication from a patient in her care.
When it comes to catching crimes against nursing home residents, the State Attorney General said that electronic eye is invaluable.