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By Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com April 11, 2017 Photo courtesy of MLive.com GRAND BLANC, MI -- Attorneys for a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities are seeking a permanent injunction against a Grand Blanc nursing home that would force the facility to hand over records.

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Responsible Parties at All Levels Should Be Held Accountable for Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) released information highlighting two nursing homes in Michigan where the state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) reported to...

MPAS Releases Comprehensive Public Report on Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes Throughout Michigan

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS), the agency that publicly reported on maggots found in nursing homes, has compiled a report that describes numerous examples of abuse and neglect in...

Infestation of Maggots Found in Michigan Nursing Home Residents Tracheas and Catheters

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) has found that many nursing home residents have experienced severe neglect and abuse – sometimes resulting in death. This was discovered after...

Bill Introduced Preventing People with Criminal Records from Working with Vulnerable Citizens

Three House Bills (4597, 4598, and 4599) were introduced during session on May 3, 2011, expanding the background check registry process. As introduced, the bills will flag new employees working or...

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