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Nursing home employee confesses to stealing from residents

Woman admits stealing from Hyde Park nursing home January 14, 2008 A former employee of a nursing home faces prison after admitting in court today she stole more than $8,000 from a resident of the home.  Melissa Johnson acknowledged she had stolen the money by using the woman’s debit card between February and August 2006.

Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act

Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl is trying to prevent abuse by insituting a national system for criminal background checks on nursing home employees.  Please contact your Senators and encourage them to support this legislation. Sen. Kohl says the best way to protect our elders from physical abuse is to institute a national system for background checks to determine


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