Nursing Home Neglect Leads to Patient ‘Assault’

As nursing home neglect lawyers, we write a lot about abuse and neglect on the part of facilities and caregivers, but sometimes, other residents can pose a danger to your loved ones as well. Patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s have to be watched carefully because they can easily wander off or become very agitated. The facility needs to provide enough staff to ensure the safety of all of the patients in the dementia and Alzheimer’s unit from harming themselves or others. Autopsy Reveals Assault Injuries Caused Death Mercedes Iverson, 86, died on Thursday, July 14 at the NorthShore University HealthSystem Evanston Hospital after an … [Read more...]