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Health Department finds maggots infested nursing home resident's wound

A Plymouth nursing home had to retrain its staff in how to care for wounds, but the Health Department did not issue a citation. The patient, who is a diabetic, was hospitalized for more than a week.
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A Plymouth nursing home had to retrain its staff in how to care for wounds, but the Health Department did not issue a citation. The patient, who is a diabetic, was hospitalized for more than a week.

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