Saturday, August 23, 2014

Iowa nursing home fined for resident’s fatal fall

An Iowa nursing home where a former school teacher suffered a fatal head injury after falling from a mechanical lift is now facing a $31,525 fine.
In June, the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals cited North Lake Manor of Storm Lake for failing to protect residents from harm and failing to provide adequate care. Workers at the home told inspectors they were overworked and had no time to give residents their baths or tend to some of their medical needs.Storm Lake nursing home fined $31,500 for resident’s fatal fall:

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