Friday, October 24, 2014

nursing home employees arraigned

Three former employees at Genesis HealthCare’s Edmonson Center nursing home pleaded not guilty Monday to several charges stemming from allegations of nursing home abuse.
Jerry Snyder, Kelly Duvall and Kayla Kinser will return to Edmonson Circuit Court on Dec. 15 following their arraignments.
Snyder, 30, of Leitchfield, is charged with 14 counts each of first-degree criminal abuse, knowingly abusing or neglecting an adult and fourth-degree assault, plus two counts of second-degree wanton endangerment.Former Edmonson nursing home employees arraigned - Bowling Green Daily News: News

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Chatham care home Agape House closed after neglect death

 A nursing home has been forced to close after serious concerns were raised about care following the death of one resident who suffered neglect.
Inspectors found Agape House in Chatham, which looks after elderly people including patients with dementia, was failing to meet standards.
A safeguarding investigation by Medway Council found a person who died in October 2013, had suffered neglect at the privately-run homeChatham care home Agape House closed after neglect death: