Nursing Home Neglect Causes Fatal Accident with Oxygen Tube

As the elderly population grows, so too do the occurrences of nursing home neglect. Unfortunately, government budget cuts are on the rise as well. This causes nursing home staff to be spread too thin and because of this, mistakes are often made. Unfortunately, small oversights can lead to serious injury or even death. Nursing homes and long term care facilities need to be more aware of small changes to procedures that can save their residents' lives. Elderly Man Dies After Oxygen Tube gets Wrapped Around His Neck An 82-year-old man from Illinois died this month at Heartland Healthcare nursing home. According to the police report, Irvin … [Read more...]