Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

A veteran sits in a wheelchair at a nursing home. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmakers Propose Stricter Nursing Home Laws

The proposal urges the Legislature to require the state to rescind the license of any nursing home with at least three of the gravest violations over a two-year period.

08/14/2014

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Nursing Home Loses Medicare/Medicaid License, Residents Forced To Move

A Dallas nursing home has lost its Medicare and Medicaid license and is being forced to move dozens of residents to new locations.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Ronald Reagan Centennial GOP Presidential Primary Debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on September 7, 2011 in Simi Valley, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Abbott Wants Perry Removed As Defendant In Lawsuit

A disabled Dallas man is one of six plaintiffs who named Gov. Rick Perry in a federal lawsuit claiming the state violated the Americans With Disabilities Act when they were each “unnecessarily institutionalized” in nursing homes.

09/12/2011