Review of State Veterans' Homes: Failure to Follow Guidance during Pandemic Put Residents at Risk
January 11, 2021 | Aging Services Risk Management
What's the news. An independent review by the Pennsylvania auditor general of the state's veterans' homes follows a June 2020 investigation that found that more deaths from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) occurred in a single facility than occurred in the state's five other veterans' homes combined. The December 2020 report has caused concern about how the state's Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs has managed outbreaks during the pandemic.