Stockton Nursing Home Gets State’s Stiffest Safety Penalty
The Valley Gardens Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Stockton has received an "AA" citation, the state's harshest, and a $90,000 fine from the California Department of Health for failing to adequately protect a patient from falling. The fine results from the 2007 death of 92-year-old Robert Dorschner, whom state officials said the facility did not check as frequently as his chart recommended.
- "Nursing Home Gets State's Harshest Penalty" (Goldeen, Stockton Record, 11/14).
- "Stockton Nursing Home Fined $90K in Man's Death" (AP/Ventura County Star, 11/14).