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CBC News 24 Feb 2020

Complaint alleges nursing home rationed diapers while residents got rashes, infections


A complaint against top-level staff at an Alberta nursing home alleges administrators locked up diapers to limit their use while residents sat in urine-soaked pads, suffered from severe bladder and yeast infections, and got painful skin rashes and open wounds.

A nursing home in in Beaver County, Pennsylvania is operating under the presumption that all of its 800 residents and staff members have COVID-19. The Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center said they'll all be treated as such. CBSN Pittsburgh's Chris Hoffman reports.
Families of residents at the Kirkland, Washington nursing home where nine people have died from the new coronavirus are angry about conflicting information concerning their loved ones. (March 5)
A cluster of COVID-19 cases has swept through a nursing home in the U.S. state of Illinois. Officials have confirmed 42 people have tested positive for the virus at the home - 30 residents and 12 staff.
CGTN's Dan Williams has the story.
Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., has been ravaged by an outbreak of COVID-19 that's killed 13 residents, leaving family members feeling powerless to do anything.


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