Almost 1200 U.S. nursing homes, including more than 30 facilities in California, failed to meet an August 13, 2013 federal deadline for installing an automatic sprinkler system to protect residents from fire hazards.
A commission created by Congress to address the country’s surging need for long-term health care released recommendations Friday but did not reach a consensus on how to pay for these expensive services.
The San Diego Union Tribune and the Center for Health Reporting at the University of Southern California examined more than 80 possible crimes at San Diego County residential care homes for th eelderly in the past 10 years for which criminal investigations were never launched or fizzled due to delays.
State investigators are opening and closing investigations into suspected abuse without ever leaving their desks, the Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED have found.
On October 3, 2013, the California Department of Public Health issued a citation and $20,000 fine against the Palos Verdes Health Care Center in Lomita, California for failing to protect a resident from sexual abuse.
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