Nursing Home Operator Who Siphoned Money...

Nursing Home Operator Who Siphoned Money for Patient Care Ordered...

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As Abraham Lincoln once said, “A man who represents himself has a fool for a client“. George D. Houser, operator of 3 Georgia Nursing Homes, has been ordered to pay 43.5 Million in wrongful death damages to the family of 80 year old Morris Ellison. Mr. Ellison was neglected, suffered a malnutrition, dehydration, a broken […]

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California Nursing Home Information Will be More Transparent Under New...

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As part of the larger health care reform in our country, President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010 the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) which contains provisions for Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement. In a series of posts, I will discuss some of the provisions which affect nursing home care. This […]

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California Nursing Home Staff Arrested for Cruel Treatment of Elders

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Valley View Skilled Nursing Center is one of 21 skilled nursing facilities in the State of California operated by Horizon West HealthCare, Inc. On November 28, 2009, 4 daytime certified nursing aides at this Ukiah, CA nursing home decided to slather 7 demented residents with an A&D ointment cream from head to toe to make […]

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