From FB: Relatives must make surprise random visits to nursing homes to keep them safe

MaryGSykes.com

Family Urges Others to Make Surprise Visits to Nursing Homes After Mom Is Found Alone ‘Gasping for Breath’

After the son on an 80-year old patient revealed he found her slumped over on an office desk, choked by her own saliva, a nursing home in Ohio is raising concerns.

At the time of the accident, Esther Brown was receiving nursing home care and assisted living care at Altercare Nobles Pond in Canton, and her son, James, was with the family’s pastor when he decided to visit the facility unexpectedly.

During his late-night visit, he found Esther face down in a pillow while in a private room alone.

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