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Hamilton County health facility with 100 workers closing

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Arcadia Developmental Center in Hamilton County has been closed by the state, resulting in the transfer of all residents and the end of employment for 100 workers.

New Age Healthcare LLC, which oversees the center, notified the state of the closure Nov. 11, according to a letter posted online Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

Arcadia said the state’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services ordered an immediate transfer of the residents to other service providers on Nov. 11. The state recently cited the facility for violations regarding infection control and other problems.

The center, which was founded in 1998, began laying off employees Nov. 12 and expects to be finished by Dec. 31.

Almost 60 of the workers being eliminated are in nursing positions.  
 

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  • Patient First
    You really need to check out Soddy Daisy Health Care out , they make out they have to clean up, before they wait on the patient, the patient always comes first in my books
  • how long this did go on
    the link: i clicked on the most recent reported complaint/incident in August 2013. All I can say is "there but for the grace of God..." And God help these poor "least among us."
  • @wondering
    Hope this helps... http://www.in.gov/isdh/reports/QAMIS/icfrpt/ia000730.htm
  • how long did this go on
    How long did the conditions exist before the state acted? How many "residents" were transferred ? where did they end up? How abruptly did this happen to them? How/when were their relatives informed? What were the "other Problems" cited by the state? How often was the place inspected? On and on. I have questions that the article does not explore much less answer. But we all could be involved in a similar situation some day, so we should be curious and concerned. This had to be traumatic for at least some of the residents.

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