Friday, August 23, 2013

Deaf-Blind man used as example of "Patient Dumping"

Brant Ward, The Chronicle         
"Timothy Martin is deaf, blind and homeless, and in April he stumbled off a one-way ride from a Reno mental hospital onto the streets of San Francisco. He found his way to a bar in the Castro neighborhood where, he says, he was thrown out and wound up crying on the sidewalk until an ambulance took him to San Francisco General Hospital." Read the full story at the San Francisco Chronicle here.