The Navajo Nation’s only nursing home, which caters to nearly 80 elderly patients, is at risk of being shut down as the facility faces a hefty fine over safety code violations.
State shuts down unlicensed facility.
A nurse was arrested Tuesday for stealing morphine and other drugs from the Chester County nursing home where she worked, police said.
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Allegations of residents being given the wrong medication, not being brought food and just a general lack of care at a local nursing home.
A 28-year-old woman was charged today with stealing $21,488 from residents at a Loretto nursing home, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Unexplained disappearances examined.
A residential facility for the elderly has been ordered shut by the state after deplorable and unsanitary conditions were discovered inside the Hialeah building.
Police are trying to track down two women who they said donned hospital scrubs and walked through two nursing homes earlier this month to find unlocked apartments and steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.
She was hired to help elderly people on their death beds, but police claim a hospice nurse assistant was helping herself to residents’ belongings at an assisted living facility where she worked.