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Criminal Convictions for Nurse Aides with Substantiated Findings of Abuse, Neglect, and Misappropriation

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elderly,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations

https://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-07-10-00422.pdf

Reports on the extent to which nurse aides in long-term care facilities had previous criminal convictions that could have been detected through background checks before they committed further acts of abuse, neglect, or theft of patient property.  Mandated by the Affordable Care Act.   From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services