This is a disgrace. The agency that's supposed to care for those who were
willing to sacrifice everything for us is full of criminally unaccountable
bureaucrats more concerned with saving their own skin. Per Newsmax:
veteran's body in a shower room for nine hours, then tried to cover it up,
according to an internal report, Fox News reported.
Hospice staff members at the Bay Pines VA hospital put the veteran's
body in a hallway, then put in a shower room, which increased the likelihood
that the body would decompose, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
The veteran died in February while under hospice care. The Times notes
the incident was not documented correctly, such as not providing nurse
organizational charts that would have shown who was in charge.
"We feel that we have taken strong, appropriate and expeditious steps to
strengthen and improve our existing systems and processes within the unit,"
said hospital spokesman Jason Dangel, reports the Times.
We wish we could say this was a one-time thing, but tragedies like this