No surprise to nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys but a recent study from ProPublica found that South Carolina is among the worst states in the country when it comes to nursing home problems. A study by the investigative non-profit ‘ProPublica’ finds a high number of serious violations across South Carolina. A recent ProPublica study found that South Carolina ranks number 13.
Since 2016, SC nursing homes have racked up $5 million dollars in penalties. SC ranks number 16 when it comes to the average number of fines paid by nursing homes.