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Allegations Of Abuse And Neglect At 5 San Antonio Nursing Homes

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Five San Antonio nursing homes were flagged for alleged instances of abuse and neglect of their residents.  

The Express-News reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services flagged River City Care Center, Retama Manor Nursing Center-San Antonio West, San Pedro Manor, Southeast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Senior Care of Windcrest.

The five nursing homes were cited for several problems, including neglect of medical needs; and physical, verbal, or sexual abuse.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services flagged the centers on their nursing home comparison website to alert customers to potential problems. 

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