Nursing Home Patient Falls During Van Transfer From Wheelchair

A nursing home has been cited for allowing a patient to suffer an injury while being transported in the facility's van. The patient fell out of the van from a wheelchair suffering a head injury, facial cuts, and two fractures. The facility was fined $25,000 for the violation of care. 

The facility was the only facility to receive a type A level citation. There were over a dozen other facilities cited that same day. For more, read the story