When well this country, learn how to
treat our heroes better,
Enlistment to Death?
Every year we learn about how careless our veterans are treated in every town, city, and state in this country.
All of our citizens are often treated badly,
especially if that citizen is poor.
However, shouldn’t we be trying a little harder
to protect our heroes
from inconsiderate staff members?
Florida VA hospital left deceased veteran in shower room for 9 hours
December 11, 2016, 7:03 PM
Staff at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Florida left the body of a veteran in a shower for nine hours after the veteran died and proper pickup procedures to the morgue weren’t followed.
The Tampa Bay Times on Sunday reported that an internal investigation concluded that staff at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System failed to provide appropriate post-mortem care to the veteran’s body.
The investigative report said that leaving the body unattended for so long increased the chance of decomposition.
VA hospital left deceased veteran in shower room for 9 hours, report finds
Published December 11, 2016
VA Hospital Left Dead Vet in Shower for 9 Hours
Staff at a VA hospital in Tampa allegedly misplaced the body of a dead veteran, then fudged the paperwork to cover up their error.
12.11.16 4:31 PM ET