MPAS Recommends Tougher Sanctions on Negligent Nursing Home Staffers
See this article in the Detroit Free Press, which begins:
An advocacy group for the disabled is calling for tougher state laws following documented errors at Michigan nursing homes that led to injury or death among residents.
Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, a private non-profit, found numerous examples of neglect or abuse in state inspection reports on nursing homes in the state.
"Why is it that we allow nursing homes to continue this way? It's unacceptable," Tom Masseau, spokesman at MPAS, said today.