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Texas Ombudsmen Testify in a Hearing on Improper Nursing Facility Discharges

March 28, 2019

Texas long-term care Ombudsmen testify in a hearing held by the Texas House of Human Services for HB 2285 regarding improper nursing facility discharges. The bill author is Representative Sarah Davis. Patty Ducayet, Texas State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; Wendy Lee, family member of a resident affected by improper discharge; and Darla Bower, staff ombudsman for the Capital Area present compelling testimony about the devastating issue of improper discharge on nursing home residents. Read the bill summary and a written local testimony.

Watch the recording. Note: begin at the 36:00 minute mark