Friday, September 05, 2014

Ohio Nursing Home Being Shut Down for Series of Safety Issues

Dozens of people living in a nursing home in Gahanna are being forced out after a series of safety issues.
The Bon-Ing Care and Rehab Center on James Road will be losing its Medicare and Medicaid funding because of 16 violations state officials said were not corrected.
"There were a number of altercations between residents where residents were harmed, kicked by other residents, hit in the head by other residents," said Beverley Laubert with the Ohio Department of Aging.
Laubert said there was another incident of a worker pinning a resident against the wall. "
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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Nurse accused of hitting nursing home resident

"A nurse has been accused of a string of misdemeanor assaults of nursing home residents, including hitting one man in the face.
John Murray has been asked to attend a hearing of the Nursing and Midwifery Council on Monday over nine different allegations, and could be struck off if found guilty.
Mr Murray was working for Fulwood-based NYS Nursing Agency at Walton House in Walton-le-Dale, and Priory Park Care in Penwortham, at the time of the allegations."
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