Facility fined because inadequate staff training endangered a resident.

Topic: Health Law, Decided by: Judge Malihi 
Docket Number: 1420851 , Decision Date: January 17, 2014 
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The Healthcare Facility Regulation Division of the Department of Community Health appropriately fined Petitioner, a Community Living Arrangement (CLA), for its failure to train its staff to address a resident’s Behavioral Support Program. The failure to train violated CLA rules, which require a facility to have sufficient qualified and trained employees to safeguard residents’ welfare, and resulted in injury to the resident.

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