23 august 2019

Veteran's Suicide Reveals Unsafe Practices at West Palm Beach VA

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WASHINGTON -- A veteran's suicide at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Florida earlier this year prompted an investigation that revealed unsafe practices and inoperable cameras in the mental health unit where the patient received treatment. The VA Office of Inspector General reported Thursday that managers of the locked mental health unit at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center didn't pay enough attention to training requirements. There was also a lack of oversight from regional and [...]