Patti Cullen's Blog

Falls Story Generates Responses that Reflect the Real Story

by pattic on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 12:05 PM

There was tension during the months of October and early November caused by an upcoming expose on deaths of old people when they fell in nursing homes - the last thing we need during a time of great budget strain and a rather bleak financial future. But, the numbers looked “interesting” and the need for a story arose from a collection of data from death certificates.