Nursing Home Food Service Health Standards Decline Despite Inspections

A nursing home’s food safety rating continues to drop after repeat inspections. Issues found with the food service areas included mass quantities of gnats, molded food in the refrigerator and food stored on the floor, which was also unclean. There were also issues with the water temperatures for cleaning and rinsing.

A local government board member had this to say about the decline in health standards, "This is what management should key in on in training and in monitoring the staff, and in taking corrective actions. It's concerning to me that we have these risk factors that don't seem to be managed and controlled on a day-to-day basis." For more, read the story.
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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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