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One Company's Nursing Home Abuse Record – Is "Blatant" Strong Enough?

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Over at OpEdNews.com there is a lengthy article that details some of the most egregious nursing home misconduct imaginable. The disgusting incidents described are truly shocking. Amazingly, all of the patient abuse and neglect occurred at the facilities of one nursing home company, Beverly Enterprises.

Beverly Enterprises – Poster Child Of Fraud And Neglect In Nursing Home Industry

Nowhere in the nursing home industry is the corruption, patient neglect and abuse and Medicare and Medicaid fraud more blatant than within the giant nursing home chain of Beverly Enterprises. Based in Fort Smith, Arkansas, it reportedly operates more than 400 nursing facilities, assisted living centers and hospices in 23 states and the District of Columbia.

Indianapolis Attorney George Gray [says] that it boils down to profits. “Most neglect and abuse that we see in our law practice,” he said, “can be traced to the corporate owners and management companies understaffing their nursing homes, in other words, putting their profits over the proper care of the elderly patients who have been entrusted to them.”

Over at OpEdNews.com there is a lengthy article that details some of the most egregious nursing home misconduct imaginable. The disgusting incidents described are truly shocking. Amazingly, all of the patient abuse and neglect occurred at the facilities of one nursing home company, Beverly Enterprises.

Beverly Enterprises – Poster Child Of Fraud And Neglect In Nursing Home Industry

Nowhere in the nursing home industry is the corruption, patient neglect and abuse and Medicare and Medicaid fraud more blatant than within the giant nursing home chain of Beverly Enterprises. Based in Fort Smith, Arkansas, it reportedly operates more than 400 nursing facilities, assisted living centers and hospices in 23 states and the District of Columbia.

Indianapolis Attorney George Gray [says] that it boils down to profits. “Most neglect and abuse that we see in our law practice,” he said, “can be traced to the corporate owners and management companies understaffing their nursing homes, in other words, putting their profits over the proper care of the elderly patients who have been entrusted to them.”