Deadly Consequences, Ohio's Broken Mental Retardation System

Number 19017
Subject Health
Source Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
State OH
Year 2002
Publication Date Feb. 3, 4, 5
Summary An investigation by the Dayton Daily News reveals that at least 30 mentally retarded people in Ohio have died from neglect since 1997. The authors link these deaths to understaffing and high turnover at group homes.
Category
Pages 75
Keywords mentally retarded;Ohio;deaths;health care;group homes;databases;social services
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