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DSHS needs disabled caregiver reform, says study
DSHS needs disabled caregiver reform, says study (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Despite Lawsuits, Big Payouts, DSHS Still Lagging in Disabled Care

15 years ago, a record-setting payout was made to settle a case of neglect and abuse in the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services system that cares for developmentally disabled adults.  But nearly two decades later, a study shows little has been done to improve the system.

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Former foster child files suit against State of Washington
Former foster child files suit against State of Washington (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Former Foster Child Files $20 Million Lawsuit Against State Claiming Neglect, Rape and Assault

A former foster child, now 21, has filed a lawsuit against the State of Washington and the Department of Social and Health Services over allegations of abuse, rape and neglect.

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Adult Family Home workers deceived by certification company
Adult Family Home workers deceived by certification company (Townsquare media image)
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Bogus Nursing Home Credential Company Sued by WA Attorney General

Hundreds of adult family home caregivers have learned they may NOT be legally licensed!

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Moses Lake boy is abuse victim
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Best of 2012 May – 10 lb. Moses Lake 2 Year Old Fights For Life In Hospital

A 2 year old Moses Lake boy found late last week by DSHS Child Services and Grant County Sherriffs is in critical but stable condition in Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.

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Moses Lake Child Abuse Victim Had No Hair, Muscle Tone

According to new information released by authorities, a Moses Lake boy suffering from child abuse could not even have sat up on his own for some time.

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