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Inadequate staffing leads to severe incident of California nursing home neglect

Staffing was so inadequate at a California nursing home that a rat was able to crawl into an Alzheimer’s patient’s mouth and die there before any member of staff even noticed. A lawsuit regarding this egregious case of nursing home abuse and neglect was filed last week on behalf of the 90 year-old resident alleging that administrators overbooked their facility to receive corporate bonuses and cut back on staff to increase profits.

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