Los Angeles Nursing Home to Pay $450,000 Over Allegations it Dumped a Resident at a Homeless Shelter

Avalon Villa allegedly dumped Ronald Anderson, a 51-year-old resident with diabetes, at a homeless shelter without his medicine, with no care arrangements and despite his strong objections.Read the Los Angeles Times article on the dumping settlement 

May 2018

In this Issue

Mercury News Exposes Plight of Santa Rosa Assisted Living Facility Residents During Wildfire

An extraordinary May 20 report by the Mercury News examines the October 2017 Wine Country fires from the perspective of body-camera videos captured by Santa Rosa police officers as they sought to warn and rescue elders threatened by the raging fires.

Glendale Nursing Home Dumps Resident at Train Station. Resident Found Six Days Later Naked in the Streets.

Griffith Park Healthcare Center, a one-star nursing home in Glendale was issued a citation after its administrator dropped off a mentally ill resident at a train station with the idea the resident would be able to somehow purchase a ticket and successfully make a 145 mile trip to a family member’s home.