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”Mom, Please Help’: FBI Probing Alleged Abuse of Deaf, Autistic Kids at UHS-owned Facility

November 5, 2014

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The FBI is investigating the alleged abuse and neglect of vulnerable deaf and autistic children at a residential treatment center in Florida, NBC News has learned. An exclusive NBC News investigation found that 10 different patients at NDA Behavioral Health System in Mt. Dora, Florida, also known as the National Deaf Academy, have alleged physical […]

Survivor describes sexual, physical and emotional abuse at UHS-owned Provo Canyon School

April 4, 2013

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Lee, however, found that Provo Canyon School was hell on Earth. She alleges that the staff at the school tortured her and the other students. Lee’s not the only former student to maintain that the school abused students. The school has been sued several times, including by Lee. Many of the cases have been dismissed […]

Long List of UHS Violations

January 31, 2012

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This scathing Failure to Care report by Service Employees International Union, Local 1107 includes a long list of violations found at UHS facilities, as well as a statement of concern from the National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers. The full report can be found here: media.charleston.net/2011/pdf/Failure_to_Care.pdf Executive Summary Universal Health Services (UHS) is one of […]

Video Exposes Child Abuse at UHS

January 30, 2012

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New video exposing the deaths and abuse of children at facilities run by Universal Health Services. Facilities that are included: Coastal Harbor Treatment Center Chad Youth Enhancement Center, now Oak Plains Academy Hampton Behavioral Health Center The Keys of Carolina Laurel Heights Hospital Palmetto Behavioral Health Pembroke Hospital Rockford Center Spring Mountain Treatment Center Stonington […]

Facebook Group Exposing UHS Abuse

January 30, 2012

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Some dedicated people have formed a Facebook group, “Keep An Eye on PSI! (and UHS!)” to expose the abuses at Universal Health Services facilities. It is an excellent way to keep up with UHS news, very informative! http://www.facebook.com/groups/keepaneye/

Political Contributions by Hospitals and Lobbyists

January 13, 2012

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On State and Federal Levels; from UHS/Arbour officials and hospital lobbyists to presidential candidates and congresspeople. On a local level MA legislators and State officials. This ‘clout’ plays a large part in the hospitals’ ability to deny basic rights. Universal Health Services/Arbour Health Systems: ———————————————————————————— UHS Vice Presidents and Executives Gave $4,250 to Former Senator […]

ARBOUR HEALTH SYSTEMS (AHS) – Universal’s Massachusetts Affiliate

January 13, 2012

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• Largest ‘behavioral health-only’ chain in Mass., known for rights abuses on a large scale. “Our staff views every patient as a fellow human being in crisis, who is entitled to empathy, dignity, respect, and the level of clinical excellence that each of us would want for ourselves and our loved ones.”  – Arbour Health […]