Anaheim Nursing Home Hit With $75,000 Fine
The state has fined Anaheim Crest Nursing Center $75,000 in the case of an elderly resident who choked on a tuna sandwich. For months, the nursing home reported that the man's death was caused by a heart attack, but a coroner concluded the resident choked to death. The resident only was supposed to receive pureed foods.
- "Anaheim Nursing Home Faces $75,000 Fine in Choking Death" (Saavedra, Orange County Register, 2/25).