All residents are being moved to different amenities simply earlier than Thanksgiving.
PASADENA, Texas — The state has issued an emergency order to close a Pasadena assisted living heart due to well being and security issues.
It’s taking place on the Pine Tree of Pasadena facility. According to Texas Health and Human Services, the order was issued on Monday November 22.
The state tells us they don’t take this determination frivolously. This is barely achieved in conditions the place the residents pose instant danger
They inform us they’re presently aiding 85 residents there to discover one other place to reside.
During the closure course of, they’ve Health and Human Services staff on website to be sure that residents are protected whereas they discover them different acceptable amenities to relocate them to.
They inform us they’ve additionally dispatched nurses, nutritionists, social staff and pharmacists to present look after the residents.
One member of the family we spoke with informed us they’re pissed off as a result of their grandmother simply discovered final evening that she wanted to go away the facility.”
They confirmed up Wednesday morning to see what was happening.
“We bought right here at 7:30 this morning,” said one family member. “We drove from Humble. We reside in Humble, so it’s not a close drive to come and choose her stuff up they usually informed us that we had till the top of right this moment, till the top of tonight.”
As for the circumstances inside, the state was not particular on what the well being and security issues had been. But talking with neighbors within the space who know and go to with the residents inside, they inform us the circumstances contained in the facility had been simply not good. They say residents had to take care of roaches, rats and bedbugs. Some aren’t positive how the facility was in a position to function.
We are working to get solutions from the state as to the kind of issues that they had inside. So far, we’ve had no luck.
Neighbors are involved for residents who don’t have members of the family or guardians to rely upon. They hope the state will give them the assistance they want.