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 Aug. 22 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 national offices, staffing issues and too much time between nurses' safety rounds. Read more on Military.com.
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