New Mexico nursing homes allegedly prioritizing profits over patients
August 5, 2015
Casa Real is one of seven New Mexico nursing homes named in the state’s complaint against for-profit nursing home chains
Residents at Casa Real, a leading chain of New Mexico nursing homes, went hungry because they couldn't feed themselves, fell when they tried to make it to the bathroom unassisted, and languished for hours in soiled bedding, according to the state’s complaint. In this excerpt from America Tonight, Michael Okwu investigates whether for-profit nursing home chains put profits over patients in the Land of Enchantment.