Report Paints Scathing Picture of Nursing Home Where 17 Bodies Piled Up
One patient at a troubled nursing home in northern New Jersey was found dead in bed, 12 hours after falling on a wet floor and suffering a head injury. Rigor mortis had set in. The patient had suffered from a high fever for days, but a doctor was never told.
Sick residents who were awaiting the results of coronavirus tests shared rooms with healthy residents.
And thermometers used to take employees’ temperatures at the start of each shift did not work.
Those were among the findings of a federal inspection last month of the nursing home, Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center II, now the site of one of the largest outbreaks of the virus in New Jersey.
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[Source: New York Times]