Federal officials yank certifications for Penobscot nursing home
|By Bill Trotter, Bangor Daily News, Maine|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Federal officials sent a letter dated
In the letter,
Roberson said in the letter that the termination action by the federal agency can be stopped if an acceptable plan of correction is submitted to state officials by
McManus-Rackliffe did not respond to a message left at her office requesting comment. Officials with the state
The towns of
Bowen said Thursday that
"We are dismayed this has occurred under state receivership," Bowen said Thursday. "The deficiencies that have occurred have been under the state's watch. It's outrageous."
There have been other issues at the facility besides its finances and physical condition. In March, a
It was not clear Thursday afternoon if the alleged
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