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New York nursing home charged with severe neglect in patient’s death

While at East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, an 86 year old resident lost 45 pounds off of her 109-pound frame and developed painful and lethal bedsores. One of her bedsores was so deep that ink from the design pattern of the sheet she was lying on transferred to her bone.

The victim’s daughter made the difficult decision of putting her mother in the nursing home three years ago, reasoning that a qualified staff would be better enabled to care for her mother than she could. Horrified with knowledge of the abuse that her mother endured, the daughter has filed a lawsuit alleging that the nursing home abuse and neglect led to her mother’s death.

The nursing home categorically denies any wrongdoing.

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