A state survey inspection report reveals that a nursing home had 7 mismanaged temporary nursing staff at the time of a patient’s death. One of those nurse’s made 7 medication errors when the survey inspection took place. Another nurse was charged with involuntary manslaughter among other charges, which brought the survey inspection as a result.
“[The nurse] could have saved [the patient’s] life had she simply done her job. Instead, she intentionally ignored her job responsibilities, falsified paperwork, and lied to her supervisors to cover up this inexcusable conduct,” said the prosecuting attorney general. The investigation continues. For more, read the story.