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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018

More claims of abuse, retaliation at Idaho state-run center for the disabled

A former employee of a state-run facility in Nampa has filed a whistleblower claim against two Idaho agencies, saying she spoke up about abuse and neglect, then was pulled from …

Death, understaffing claims prompt another investigation of Idaho state treatment center

The watchdog arm of the Idaho Legislature is looking into complaints about mistreatment of people with severe disabilities who live at the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center in Nampa.

Following slew of citations, SWITC, now in compliance, beefs up staff training

The Southwest Idaho Treatment Center has been at risk three times in recent months of losing its license to accept Medicaid.

Police: SW Idaho patient died as center staff skipped checks

Authorities say a 27-year-old man found dead at a southwest Idaho state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities had not been checked on for hours and died when his …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Idaho mother sues treatment center for son’s death

The mother of a man who died a week after leaving the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center in Nampa has filed a lawsuit against the state-run facility claiming negligence.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

Police probe ‘suspicious death’ at Idaho treatment center

Employees at a state-run treatment center in Idaho discovered a male resident dead in his bed.

Idaho investigating abuse allegations at state-run home for disabled

Idaho’s welfare agency is investigating allegations that staffers physically and psychologically abused and neglected some residents at a state-run treatment center for people with severe disabilities.