As our readers are aware, at this blog we post comments and articles on issues and topics of interest to American consumers of health care. We also spend a great deal of time reading other blogs which focus on the state of health care in America.
Recently, we ran across two blog posts on appalling cases of problems in nursing homes. First, Ed Normand has posted on a story of a nursing home patient who developed maggots in his eyes. Not to be outdone, Ray Mullman at the South Carolina Nursing Home Blog posts on a nursing home that hired a serial rapist as a nurse. Not surprisingly, the nurse ended up raping one of the residents.
Come on Congress – Do Something to Help the Elderly!