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California / Nursing Home / Abandoned Patients #1054260

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(castro Valley, California: Stephanie Elam) The abandonment of elderly patients at the Valley Spring nursing home in California examined; scenes shown of the facility shut down by the state. [Valley Spring cook Maurice ROWLAND†- says he was overwhelmed, but had to stay with the residents.] [Alameda Co. sheriff's department J.D. NELSON†- says there was no patient care there.] [Resident's sister Jean PONG†- calls for accountability.] [Deputy director of public affairs Michael WESTON†- comments on the residents' care.] What the nursing home owners are saying, the fate of residents moved to hospitals and new care facilities discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Elam, Stephanie

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