A health report on the impact of the West fertilizer plant explosion says 262 people were injured in the blast. That’s in addition to the 15 people killed by the April 17, 2013, explosion.
More than 100 West residents & community leaders gathered to break ground on a new 75,000 square foot nursing home.
A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.
The elementary students from Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth paid a surprise visit to their neighbors Thursday. Dozens of students paraded in a long line from their school, down the street and into Wedgewood Nursing home.
Emergency crews in Dallas responded to a call at a nursing home on Wednesday morning. Officials stated that a small fire had ignited inside of the building’s walls.
James Seaton talked to CBS 11 News from the Kaufman County Jail after police arrested him and charged him in connection with this nursing home patient’s head injuries. He says, “It’s terrifying to me right now.”
Kaufman police tell the CBS-11 I-Team they made an arrest Tuesday night in connection with a nursing home patient’s head injuries.
At the Kaufman Healthcare Center nursing home, relatives of one patient are deeply concerned and angry about what they say happened to her.
A town hall meeting was held in West over the weekend and another is scheduled for Tuesday evening, at 6 p.m. The meetings are meant to keep residents informed about the ongoing repair and rebuilding process
The blast from the explosion at the West Fertilizer plant Wednesday night caused damage to property in town and far away. Standing in almost any spot, broken windows can be seen for miles around.
A newspaper analysis says Texas has heavily reduced its enforcement of rules that govern the state’s nursing homes, due in part to budget cuts, legislative changes and inspectors being discouraged from citing bad conditions.