Nursing Home Abuse: Complaints

A chain of nursing homes in Massachusetts was recently purchased by a new corporation, Synergy.  The complaints are continuing:  flimsy adult diapers, lax infection control, pressure sores, dirty dishes,  and not enough nurses.

The article states that federal scrutiny of nursing homes is light and cites to Charlene Harrington, a professor emeritus of sociology and nursing at the University of California San Francisco – “The fact is we don’t have a transparent system and accountability is ridiculous,” Harrington said.  “We are paying billions of dollars out with very little accountability.”

To read more:  http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/massachusetts/2015/05/04/out-state-chain-buys-massachusetts-nursing-homes-and-trail-complaints-follows/s6qSqABvSkHsc3bPhxIizO/story.html

If you are looking for a nursing home abuse attorney, Russo & Kieck is a full service law firm in Hackensack, New Jersey.  We represent clients throughout Northern New Jersey in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union Counties.

 

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