Northern Iowa Selected For Nursing Home Neglect Team

Mon 4-4-2016 []

(Mason City)-- The northern half of Iowa has been selected as a site for one of 10 regional elder justice task forces to combat nursing home neglect.

The regional teams will include federal, state and local prosecutors, law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts against nursing homes that provide grossly substandard care.

The northern district of Iowa consists of 52 counties in the northern half of the state.

(From the Associated Press.)