Tag: nursing homes
State officials dispute charges that they’re too slow to handle complaints of patient abuse in nursing homes.
by Katharine Mieszkowski The Bay Citizen On Jan. 19, 2010, state inspectors found a resident lying in “a feces-soiled diaper with old, dry stool” inside a “filthy” Vallejo nursing home. When the inspectors from the California Department of Justice notified staff, it took an hour for the patient to be changed. “This is unacceptable nursing […]