I have given a number of talks over the years about assisted living facilities and the dangers they pose to an unsuspecting public. My concern is based upon the fact that these organizations face much less regulatory control than long term care facilities and often are purely profit oriented. I have taken a number of depositions in cases surrounding what I consider to be questionable bonus structures – which focus on what is known as census (i.e. filling the beds) more than providing quality care.
This story involves allegations of evicting residents after bleeding their assets dry. If the allegations are true, it is reprehensible.
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