GEORGIA CLOSES NURSING HOME
The Georgia Department of Human Resources has determined that the Forum Healthcare Group nursing home in Brunswick, Georgia is no longer suitable for residents and is closing the facility.
The decision by the state to shut down the facility came almost one month after the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services put the facility on notice that it would no longer pay for care unless drastic improvements were made. The required steps included improvements to both the physical and financial conditions of the home.
A state inspection of the home in early August revealed a leaky roof, faulty wiring, and a lack of regular food deliveries and garbage pick-up. 114 people were living at the facility at the time of the inspection.
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