Thursday, March 06, 2014

Minnesota nursing home issued citation in death of resident

A St. Cloud nursing home has been cited by state regulators in the case of a resident who became ill, then unresponsive, and died minutes later while staff made no effort at resuscitation.St. Cloud nursing home cited in death of sick resident | Star Tribune

Los Angeles Said to Battle Backlog of Nursing Home Complaints

Los Angeles County health officials, responding Tuesday to allegations that complaints about conditions at area nursing homes were not fully investigated, said thousands of reports were backlogged, but investigations were thorough and up-to-dateCounty Battles Backlog of Nursing Home Complaints - Government - Monrovia, CA Patch

Murder-suicide suspected in Bloomington deaths

The bodies of two people were found Friday morning in a suspected murder-suicide at a Bloomington retirement home.
Police were called to Meadowood Retirement Community at about 11:40 a.m., Bloomington police Sgt. Joe Crider said.
Officers found the bodies of 76-year-old woman and a 77-year-old man in a room, Crider said. Both had been shot to death.
Crider said investigators think the woman was shot and killed by the man, who then took his own life. It was unclear what kind of gun was used in the shootings.
There were no other reported injuries, Crider said.Murder-suicide suspected in Bloomington deaths | Indianapolis Star |

Monday, March 03, 2014

Kindred nursing home not inspected by city of Quincy since 2007

The city of Quincy building department "hasn’t inspected the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation nursing home on McGrath Highway in more than six years. Quincy’s three other nursing homes were all inspected last summer" according to the Patriot Ledger. These inspections relate to the building plant not the Dept. of Public Health annual on site inspections for patient quality of care. Quincy nursing home last inspected by city in 2007 - News - The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA - Quincy, MA