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Abuse in Nursing Homes

Abuse in Nursing Homes

15 MAY, 2017 Abuse Bureaucratic bungling Consequences Abuse in nursing homes has raised it’s ugly head again, with an article in this weekend’s Australian titled ‘Lethal care: Insulin murders’. The article documents serial murder, going on...
Closed circuit TV in nursing homes

Closed circuit TV in nursing homes

31 AUGUST, 2015 Sexual Physical and Emotional abuse 87% of relatives support the use of closed circuit tv in nursing homes Physical, sexual and emotional abuse of elderly and disabled people is a chronic and entrenched issue. It is a historical problem that has been...
Nursing home death ignored

Nursing home death ignored

31 AUGUST, 2015 An unaccountable environment Bureaucratic indifference Avoidable errors A man ended up dead from an insulin overdose only a month after being admitted to a nursing home. The media continues to publish stories of poor quality care in nursing homes....