Nursing Home Considered Under-staffed and Dirty, Receives Worst Possible Safety Ranking

One nursing home recently received the poorest rating in regards to safety and cleanliness. Nursing home inspectors were called on scene while a police investigation was occurring due to suspicions of resident abuse. According to reports, this nursing home was incredibly under-staffed, which created a delay in residents getting care measures they might need urgently.   

In addition to slow and inadequate care, the nursing home was critiqued for horrible living conditions. There were residents who were at risk for pressure ulcers who were not being turned or re-positioned as needed for healing and prevention. Additionally, there were residents who were incontinent who sat in soiled clothes for extended periods of time. For more, read the story.