Nursing Home Abuse Exposé: Silver Care Health Center

As nursing home abuse lawyers in the Philadelphia and New Jersey area, we are continuing our posts on nursing home and long term care facilities that have had numerous citations arising from their New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services inspections. Today we are going to discuss a long term care facility that has 186 long term patient beds located in Camden County, New Jersey. The Silver Care Health Center, located on Brace Road in Cherry Hill, has been cited for a number of violations. Silver Care Health Center Violations Silver Care Health Center has had two routine inspections in the two year period from November 2008 … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Exposé: South Jersey Health Care Center

As New Jersey and Philadelphia attorneys with a focus on nursing home abuse, we are always concerned with the well being of nursing home patients housed in long term care facilities in New Jersey. We have recently been reviewing reports published by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services regarding the evaluation and licensing of nursing homes and other types of long term care facilities. It is a major concern of ours when we find reports that indicate various violations that are indicative of nursing home abuse. South Jersey Health Care Center receives Unsatisfactory Ratings Today we are reporting about the South … [Read more...]

Is Grandma Safe in the Nursing “Home” for the Holidays? Safety violations reported in 94% corporate nursing homes

“More than 90 percent of nursing homes were cited for violations of federal health and safety standards last year, and for-profit homes were more likely to have problems than other types of nursing homes, federal investigators say in a report issued on Monday.” Robert Pear, The New York Times The Department of Human Health and Services has found nearly 94% of for profit nursing homes, many run by large corporations, have been cited for safety violations.This statistic is appalling, considering the millions dollar profits being made by these nursing homes. For the year 2008, nursing homes charge families $77,380 on average for a room and … [Read more...]