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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation Tuesday that mandates nursing home staffs receive training...

Shutdown scuttles inspections of hospitals, nursing homes

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Dec 25 2009 by paita
our ma has dementia,good days bad days,but recentlly we were at a very supposedly great hospital in madison wisconsin,a university one, care there was god aweful,bed sores,popped her very fragile hip out during a lower  g.i.,i could go on and on,but we discovered  many others there that had no-one to speak up for them,it was heartbreaken,this hospital willl leave them to die in there beds like they tried w/our ma,how do we stop such practices???  ,mary   wille

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