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State Disability Center Forfeits Funding Over Abuse

January 21, 2013 | 12:52 pm

State Disability Center Forfeits Funding Over Abuse

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Ryan Gabrielson, California Watch California’s largest board-and-care center for the developmentally disabled will surrender more than $1 million a month in federal funding for failures to protect patients from abuse and provide quality medical care, state officials announced Friday. In December, state regulators cited the Sonoma Developmental Center for numerous violations that put patients with […]

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State Threatens to Shut Down Disability Center Amid Patient Abuse

December 13, 2012 | 9:25 am

State Threatens to Shut Down Disability Center Amid Patient Abuse

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by Ryan Gabrielson, California Watch The state’s largest board-and-care center for the severely disabled lost its primary license to operate today, after repeatedly exposing patients to abuse and shoddy medical care. State regulators cited the Sonoma Developmental Center, which houses more than 500 patients, for dozens of caseswhere patients were put at risk of injury […]

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