Nursing Home Investigated After Rape, Elopement, Other Safety Issues
State inspectors spent three days investigating a nursing home after allegations including a rape of a patient by another patient, another patient who wandered away from the facility and was later located hundreds of miles away in a different state, and other problems which were previously investigated but not resolved.
“Senior residents live in fear and are being threatened by young mental health patients/residents who currently reside at the facility,” an email obtained by a local news agency states. “They are admitting residents with a primary diagnosis of mental health disorders (level II) and who fall below the recommended age for a senior home.”
The nursing home received citations last year for its failure to protect patients from violent patients. For more, read the story.
Posted on Sun, April 8, 2018
by Robert Carter filed under