Video recap: The Medford nursing home investigation
The attorney general's office and the state Department of Health are investigating the death of a 71-year-old woman at a Medford nursing home where employees are facing criminal charges in the death of another resident. Jason Newman, spokesman for the Medford Multicare Center for Living, said on July 31, 2014 that the woman died after her ventilator malfunctioned.
Details emerge in Medford nursing home death
A Central Islip woman may be alive today, prosecutors said, had the aides and other nursing staff at Medford Multicare Center for Living responded to the distress calls during two hours on the morning of Oct. 26, 2012. Charging documents for each of defendants detail alarms being ignored even though aides were in the woman's room the evening she died. (Credit: Newsday)