‘He screamed for hours for help and no one came.’ How her dad died in a nursing home.

Wanda Delaplane, former Kentucky assistant attorney general, recounts the story of how she lost her father to nursing home neglect in 2006 and how she now advocates for safety in nursing homes.
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Wanda Delaplane, former Kentucky assistant attorney general, recounts the story of how she lost her father to nursing home neglect in 2006 and how she now advocates for safety in nursing homes.

John Cheves is a government accountability reporter at the Lexington Herald-Leader. He joined the Herald-Leader in 1997 and previously worked in its Washington and Frankfort bureaus and covered the courthouse beat.