ALERT – IT CAN HAPPEN TO YOU!
Retirement Community Sued Over Inappropriate Resident Photos Posted to Facebook: A timely reminder of the utmost importance of enforcing the latest CMS regulations for social media.
We are reminded today of the pain that misuse and abuse of social media can cause to Residents, Patients and their family members – and the financial damage it can deliver to Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers!
As reported on McKnight’s, a retirement community in Illinois is facing a lawsuit after inappropriate photos of memory care residents were shared by one of the provider’s own social media accounts and the ex-boyfriend of a former employee on Facebook.
“The photos reportedly depicted partially nude residents “toileting, bathing, resting in bed” or placed in other humiliating situations, the suit claims.”