Tag Archive: complaints

Senator Grassley’s Call to Action

Des Moines Register has a great article on Senator Grassley’s comments and complaints about how states investigate nursing home abuse and neglect.  He is calling for a federal investigation into the way states respond to complaints of poor nursing home care. “I have an obligation to protect Iowans, and all Americans, from substandard nursing care,” the Republican

How to file a complaint against a nursing home in SC

Below is from the SC DHEC website. DHEC is the state agency that has the responsibility to oversee and supervise nursing homes in SC.  Typically, they do nothing. Do you have a complaint to file? We ask that you carefully read the following information before filing a complaint. If you have supporting documents, please submit

Federal oversight of nursing homes is lacking

At a hearing this month concerning the state of the nursing home industry 20 years after the landmark Nursing Home Reform Act (better known as OBRA ‘87), Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Herb Kohl (D-WI) addressed the deficiencies of a system that has allowed some poorly performing nursing homes to escape penalties. Testimony by the


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