According to the Center for Investigative Reporting, in California, documents show state regulators effectively shelved more than 900 cases of nursing home abuse including the most alarming allegations that involve suspicious deaths.
Elsie Fossum voluntarily checked herself into the Claremont Place assisted living facility in Southern California. She did so thinking she’d be safe. Instead, the 95-year-old died from injuries she received at the Pomona assisted living facility. Seven years later, her family is still waiting for answers from investigators at the California Department of Public Health. To read the entire article click here.