FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME: Violations found in inspections.

  • FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME: Violations found in inspections.

The Arkansas Advocates for Nursing Home Care is outraged at both a long list of standard of care violations found at the state Department of Veterans Affairs nursing home in Fayetteville and also at the manager’s assertion to a newspaper that the violations were minor.

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Poor wound care and pain management, lack of food, bedsore care, unclean catheters? Minor?

I guess that depends on who’s doing the administering and who’s doing the suffering.

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News release follows.

A copy of a state inspection report.

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And another.

And another.

The state also has a private-pay home for veterans in Little Rock. The advocates have been monitoring inspection reports there as well. For example, this report on care standards from September.