An investigative report published by the USA TODAY, alleged that more than 1,500 incidents occurred where nursing home employees engaged in fraudulent behavior.
The U.S. Senate Aging Committee is ordering a federal review of the handling of nursing home resident trust funds. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida asked the Department of Health and Human Services to verify that the trust funds of nursing home residents are protected from fraud.
Nursing home residents should be respected and cared for. If you need representation for nursing home abuse in the Danville area, contact the attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C. at 217-443-4343. Learning about your legal options could help protect you from continued abuse.