Last year, a PennLive investigation found that the Department of Health appeared to be rarely issuing "immediate jeopardy" citations or penalizing homes for serious problems. Over the past year that appears to have changed: The department has issued significantly more of those citations and, consequently, it's also penalizing homes more frequently.
The following list includes all 36 immediate jeopardy citations issued between July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in chronological order.
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Deaths, injuries and nude photos - a list of 36 serious Pa. nursing home violations