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San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

April 8, 2014 | 10:54 am

San Francisco’s Elderly Chinese Suffer from Nursing Home Closure

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35 Chinese immigrants, most of whom don’t speak English, were displaced. Some died shorty after moving. …read more

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State Officials, Patient Advocates Clash Over Caregiver Abuse Cases

January 22, 2014 | 11:13 am

State Officials, Patient Advocates Clash Over Caregiver Abuse Cases

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State officials dispute charges that they’re too slow to handle complaints of patient abuse in nursing homes.

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Who’s Protecting the Abused Elderly?

September 9, 2013 | 10:00 pm

Who’s Protecting the Abused Elderly?

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The state’s Department of Public Health failed to investigate serious cases, including suspicious deaths.

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Surprise Nursing Home Inspection Exposes ‘Resident Neglect’

July 26, 2012 | 10:56 am

Surprise Nursing Home Inspection Exposes ‘Resident Neglect’

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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 […]

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