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Cedar Rapids Nursing Home Fined


A Cedar Rapids senior health care facility was fined thousands of dollars after a resident diagnosed with dementia exited the home and the resident's Wanderguard device did not sound.

The care center was cited for multiple violations after a resident, who was unidentified in the report, left the nursing home in early September in his or her wheelchair without the facility staff knowing their whereabouts for about 25 minutes. The resident had fallen out of their wheelchair and was found by a passerby, according to the report. To read the entire article click here.

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