By Denise Lockwood in Breaking, Health and fitness · October 16, 2015 · No comment
|Credit - Racine County Eye|
"Acting on several complaints, surveyors from the State Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) conducted an unannounced visit in May to the children and adolescent unit, and adult inpatient mental health units at 1320 Wisconsin Avenue.
"The investigation by DQA and CMMS uncovered instances of uncontrollable adolescents being placed in the same unit as sex offenders, a number of sexual assaults between patients, discriminatory admission practices, and nurses being told by management to falsify safety checks by saying the checks were conducted when they were not."
Click here to see CMMS report, and the DQA report and plan of correction."
Read more: http://racinecountyeye.com/wheaton-franciscan-mental-health-unit-cited-for-violations/