Veterans’ Nursing Homes Under Investigation

Posted by PKSD Law Firm on Oct 23, 2009 in Nursing Homes and Elder Rights

An article from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Madison Lawmakers have ordered their auditors to investigate the management of Wisconsins two nursing homes for veterans.

Lawmakers have ordered their auditors to investigate the management of Wisconsins two nursing homes for veterans. The Joint Committee on Audit on Wednesday directed the Legislative Audit Bureau to conduct a review of the Wisconsin Veterans Homes in King and Union Grove.

Auditors are expected to investigate the homes purchasing, handling of donations and administrative costs. They are also expected to look into the propriety of millions of dollars transferred from the King home to support Union Grove.

The Board of Veterans Affairs requested the audit after discovering more than $700,000 in spending at the King home that had not been authorized by lawmakers. The commandant of the King home, Bill Crowley, was replaced.

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