Nursing Home Administrator Found to Verbally and Mentally Abuse Patients

A state investigation of a nursing home found that residents were subjected to immediate jeopardy because of verbal and mental abuse by its former administrator. The state Health Department investigated after four complaints were filed about the specific administrator. Among the allegations are that the woman refused residents access to their belongings, punished those who complained to authorities and threatened to remove one resident and place her on a curb. The administrator says she believes the department has its own agenda and disputed the report’s claims. However, she did resign in August. The administrator awaits a hearing before the state board of examiners for nursing home administrators in regards to her license. To read the full story, click here.

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