Mentally Ill Patient Charged with Roommate’s Murder in Toledo Nursing Home

At Foundation Park Care Center in South Toledo, a mentally ill resident beat his roommate on March 10, 2006, leading to injuries that caused his death. The mentally ill patient had hit two other residents in January and February. The home failed to report these 2 incidents and the beating on March 10th to the state Health Department and Police.

The incident prompted an inspection on April 17, 2006, as the home was cited for 10 deficiencies including problems with abuse, staff treatment of residents, social services, housekeeping/maintenance, comprehensive care plans, accidents, and sanitary conditions – food prep and service, and preventing spread of infection.

As a result, the Ohio Department of Health ordered payment of Medicare and Medicaid for new admissions will be cut off May 6 Foundation Park Care Center in South Toledo.

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