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Facility where comatose woman gave birth faces new complaint


January 18, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth said Friday that it's investigating another patient's allegation of physical abuse.

Hacienda HealthCare officials said in a news release that the female patient accused a registered nurse and a certified caregiver, both women, of abuse. The workers yelled at her and hit her head and arm, she alleged Thursday as federal and state auditors surveyed the Phoenix facility.

Officials say the two workers have no history of complaints and denied the allegations. They have been placed on...

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