Navigation Links
Beleaguered Howe Developmental Center Remains Open Despite Additional Deaths and Ongoing Violations of Human Rights
Date:7/14/2008

person was wanted by police on a warrant for possession of cannabis and had several other criminal charges pending.

-- An abuse investigation revealed that a staff member had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on a marijuana-related criminal charge.

-- Recent criminal charges brought against two staff members for engaging in a knife fight on Howe grounds result in convictions.

-- Despite the assignment of one-to-one staff, an individual living at Howe was able to run away. Staff stated that he was fatigued due to working "five straight shifts."

-- Neglect was substantiated against staff after an individual living at Howe was observed with a mouthful of cigarette butts, after which he was treated for possible nicotine poisoning.

-- An individual was able to engage in self-abuse during his bath when Howe failed to have two staff assisting the individual as required by his service plan.

-- An abuse investigation documents that staff failed to send an individual to the hospital, as instructed by the RN.

-- A neglect investigation resulted in a substantiated finding against a physician for his failure to appropriately follow up on a possible urinary tract infection and failure to document in the individual's care plan.

-- An investigation into possible neglect documented that two staff left 45-minutes before their shift ended.

-- An investigation of abuse revealed that, while staff was supposed to be in the same room at all times with an individual, the individual went into his room without staff and broke his arm.

"Howe is a toxic institution. How many more people have to die before the Governor shuts this down?" asks Zena Naiditch, President and CEO of Equip for Equality.

Equip for Equality calls for the State to take immediate action to implement a plan to close the Howe Developmental Center that will:

-- Inform people currently living at Howe and their guardians ab
'/>"/>

SOURCE Equip for Equality, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Improve Conditions at a Nebraska Developmental Center
2. Penn researchers find key developmental pathway activates lung stem cells
3. Therap Services Announces Release 7.3 for the Developmental Disability Community
4. Therap Services to Host Conference in Association with the Delaware Division of Developmental Disabilities Services
5. Infantile esotropia linked to developmental delays
6. Developing cancer treatments directed at critical developmental pathway
7. Therap Services Announces Release 7.2 for the Developmental Disability Community
8. Inverted DNA turns quiet developmental gene into a potent driver of t-cell lymphoma
9. Is there a developmental component to the risk for depression?
10. Infant Development Program from EASY Baby Takes On the Sixty-Percent Increase in Developmental Delays in Children
11. GE Healthcare and iCAD enter into Developmental Agreement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2014)... Discount-Dress.com, a company that specializes in fashion garments ... implement a new shopping cart software on its website. ... Furthermore, the company has unveiled a new collection of ... items come in fashionable designs; all of them are ... off. "We are happy to release the new beach ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) Industry, 2009-2019 is a ... and Chinese Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) industry. The ... Fenofibrate (CAS 49562-28-9) including its classification, application ... and China’s top manufacturers of Fenofibrate (CAS ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Rio, Colorado (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... Colorado, ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted ... and completed a ropes course in pursuit of outdoor ... from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports, disabilities proved ... athletes who successfully completed the three stage event. , ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... An experienced review website in the global market, Top10BestSEOHosting.com, ... announced that FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ), GoDaddy and Bluehost ... has been a boom in websites in recent years, ... in the number of web hosting companies that offer ... VPS (Virtual Private Server) is the method of partitioning ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced producer of natural bamboo ... panels ( http://www.bambooindustry.com/products/bamboo-panel/ ). The company’s excellent panels are ... available at discounted prices now, from 10 to 30 ... panels are available in many specifications; they are ... them is finely manufactured by qualified workers. They are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Discount-Dress.com Implements A New Shopping Cart Software And Provides New Beach Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Fenofibrate Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2014-2019 Now Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Disabled Athletes Excel at World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge 2Health News:Disabled Athletes Excel at World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Adventure Team Challenge 3Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com: FatCow, GoDaddy And Bluehost Are The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:Discounted Bamboo Panels For Sale At BambooIndustry.com 2
... News) -- Many seniors may be at increased risk for ... treat thyroid problems, a new study says. The findings ... elderly patients with thyroid problems and that regular dose monitoring ... said. Reporting in the online April 28 edition of ...
... THURSDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rising rates of ... cause for concern because excess weight is associated with ... In people with arthritis, obesity is associated with ... total joint replacement and poor outcomes after joint replacement. ...
... THURSDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Memory in monkeys and ... says. Experiments with rhesus monkeys showed that, like people, ... ability to identify something when you see it. Recall is ... study appears online April 28 in the journal Current ...
... News) -- Your social status affects how your brain ... the new study, brain activity in volunteers was measured ... increased brain activity when shown information about others at ... had greater response to others like them, the investigators ...
... which combines interval training and healthy eating practices seems ... according to the results of a new study from ... physical activity (PIC Centre). Results of the study were ... in Montreal. Within the framework of this study, ...
... oncologist practiced were two factors that strongly influenced the choice ... to an article published April 29 online in the ... IMRT and the cost of radiation therapy increased sharply over ... delivery technique that modulates the radiation beams to conform to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Thyroid Drugs May Raise Fracture Risk in Elderly 2Health News:Rising Obesity Rates Add to Arthritis Woes in U.S. 2Health News:Shared Social Status Boosts Brain Activity, Research Shows 2Health News:Obesity: Conclusive results for the Montreal Heart Institute's EPIC Centre Kilo-Actif program 2Health News:Use of costly breast cancer therapy strongly influenced by reimbursement policy 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... YORK , Sept. 19, 2014 Harwood ... against the board of directors of PDL BioPharma, Inc. ... concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties ... On September 16, 2014, the Company disclosed: "On ... independent registered accounting firm, Ernst & Young LLP ("EY"), ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... often used to inflate sales of brand drugs ... Part D,  according to a new report ... Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Federal anti-kickback ... sales of goods that are subsidized by the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Calif. , Sept. 19, 2014 Today, iHealth ... capital from Xiaomi Ventures, Ltd. for its first institutional ... to continue expanding iHealth,s global reach, accelerate growth and ...  As part of the investment, Xiaomi Ventures will join ... areas of cloud infrastructure and ecommerce. "We ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of PDL BioPharma, Inc. 2PCMA: New OIG Report Cites Drug Manufacturer "Copay Coupon" Use in Medicare Part D 2iHealth Raises $25 Million to Fuel Growth and Global Market Share 2
... Cell Modulator Administered in Dual Cord Blood Transplant for Hematologic ... Inc. announced today that the first patient has ... a small molecule Stem Cell Modulator (SCM) designed to increase ... of key pathways that guide cell fate. The study, ...
... W.Va., May 27 The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences ... NYSE: IMA ) of Waltham, Massachusetts, a ... announced today that they will work together to ... Alzheimer,s disease first discovered by scientists at BRNI. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 2Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 3Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support 4Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 2Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 3Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease 4