Allegations Of Abuse And Neglect At 5 San Antonio Nursing Homes
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.
Laura Garcia, covers the health care industry in the San Antonio and Bexar County for the San Antonio Express-News.
Lauren Caruba, covers health care and medicine for the San Antonio Express-News.
"The Source" is a live call-in program airing Mondays through Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. Leave a message before the program at (210) 615-8982. During the live show, call 210-614-8980, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @TPRSource.
*This interview was recorded on Tuesday, November 5.