Governor Calls for Investigation of Nursing Home for Veterans

The governor of one state has called for an investigation into a nursing home for veterans was accused of beign short-staffed. A representative from the Governor's office said that the governor wants to ensure that the facility is running smoothly and the veterans are receiving proper care.

The investigation is in response to a complaint by a state public workers union about the nursing home conditions. A state delegate commented that complaints about working conditions at the state-run nursing home have been an ongoing issue for a few years. Employees say in addition to mandated overtime and chronic under-staffing, no one has received pay raises for more than two years. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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