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Kalamazoo nursing home closed after long list of violations surfaces

The Michigan Department of Community Health recently released more than 80 pages outlining the Kalamazoo nursing home’s violations. The October inspection found that residents of one unit were continuously exposed to a urine odor. Inspectors also found that the nursing home showed a pattern of failing to implement safety measures to protect residents, resulting in at least one resident becoming wedged between the rails in his bed . Additionally, the facility failed to check criminal histories on at least two employees. The eighty pages of incidents of nursing home abuse and neglect led to the Michigan Department of Community Health’s closing of the nursing home.

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