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Daughter of nursing home abuse and neglect victim testifies

The daughter of a Pennsylvania nursing home abuse and neglect victim recently testified that her mother’s care worsened throughout her stay at the nursing home. She states that she would at times find her mother neglected and soaked in her own urine. The administrator of the nursing home is charged with nursing home neglect and involuntary manslaughter. The nursing home abuse and neglect victim who suffered from Alzheimer’s wandered from the home and died.

The daughter further indicated that nursing home staffing levels were never consistent. She states that there was sometimes a nurse that was shared with other units, but sometimes there was not a nurse at all. After employees carried the victim’s body back to her room, the administrator allegedly told employees to cover up the death and tell the family that she died in her sleep.

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