BREAKING NEWS: $75,000 Fine for Nursing Home Choking Death & Factual Misrepresentation

Breaking News:  The State of California has fined a nursing center $75,000 in the case of an elderly man whose death was reported for months as a heart attack, although he really choked on a tuna sandwich.  In 2003, the state accused the same facility of giving unnecessary drugs to eight patients. However, no fines or sanctions were given then. Viewers to the HensonFuerst Nursing Home blog are reminded to exercise extreme vigilance when family and friends in elder care are on restricted diets.

Click to read the entire article from the Orange County (CA) Register.

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