Nursing home patient information found in residents’ yards

Amber Parcher reports:

Montgomery County’s Department of Health and Human Services is looking into how numerous Wheaton nursing home papers containing sensitive patient information have made their way into nearby neighbors’ yards over the past few months.

Last month, the county sent a nursing home inspector to investigate complaints from residents in the Wheaton Regional Park Civic Association who said they have found internal documents from the nearby ManorCare Health Services that contain patient conditions, names and Social Security numbers.

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