11182017Headline:

Gadsden, Alabama

HomeAlabamaGadsden

Emily Hawk Mills

Nursing Home Lawsuit Filed After Rape Charge

The family of an Alzheimer’s patient who was raped by a nursing home worker filed a lawsuit against the facility Monday. The suit alleges nursing home abuse by the worker and holds the home responsible for not providing job training.The Alzheimer’s patient was a resident of the facility for three years and has since been removed. Her family now says she may not be alone. Since she suffers from…

Chrissie Cole

Alabama State Health Department Investigating Mitchell Nursing Home for Abuse

Allegations of nursing home abuse and neglect, in Russell County, are being investigated by The Alabama State Health Department.The daughter of a resident that lives at the Canterbury Health Facility nursing home, in Fort Mitchell, says her mother’s care has declined and gotten worse over the past year.The daughter also alleges her mother has fallen several times and suffered bruises all over…