Power Outage Sends Senior Living Home Into Evacuation

Last month, a driver hit a utility pole in Junction City, Oregon, sending the Junction City Retirement and Assisted Living senior living home into evacuation. This month, “new staff and a new leadership team are welcoming residents back” after “allegations of elder abuse” and the evacuation sent the facility into seeking a new leadership team.

After the allegations of elder abuse and following evacuation, the Oregon Department of Human Services “places severe conditions on the community’s license for failing to provide a safe environment.” Residents returned this week to what leadership has worked to become a safe environment with the “high quality and dignified care that they deserve.”

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