Lakewood Nursing Home Closing Because Of Violations; New Report Shows Nursing Home Deficiencies Understated Nationwide
Denver, CO - State nursing home inspectors are routinely missing or understating serious deficiencies ranging from malnutrition to severe bedsores to abuse, according to a recent report from the Government Accounting Office.
In Colorado, however, one nursing home is set to be closed because of a string of health code and safety violations.
Grand Oaks Care Center in Lakewood is scheduled to be shut down next month, or after the 85 residents find a new place to live.
May 15, 2008