Mary Meuse was all set to visit her family on Christmas. Two days later, the 83-year-old resident of Woodbriar Health Center in Wilmington was dead.
Braemoor Health Center is a modest nursing home in Brockton, licensed to care for 120 residents. But Larry Lipschutz, who owns the property, was able to wring $1.8 million in pay out of it last year.
A new violation has been added to the list for the Taunton Nursing Home.
Centers must meet state standards to advertise ‘memory care’.
The board of directors for the Taunton Nursing Home is now considering a change in management, as Taunton’s mayor and citizens call for answers about “inexcusable” violations that went unreported at the city-owned facility.
Two nursing home employees from Lowell, Massachusetts, are accused of abusing residents of the facility and posting videos of the incident on Snapchat.
The administrator of Taunton Nursing Home failed to report to state officials and families that a male resident there initiated unsolicited sexual contact with eight other residents over a five-month period in 2014, according to a report issued by a federal agency.