Texas Agency Not Conducting Background Checks on Caregivers

Trust between seniors and caregivers is essential for beneficial home health care, and laws require home health providers to monitor and vet their aides. However, reports have emerged that the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), the government agency responsible for tracking caregiver background checks, has been deliberately falsifying and backdating documentation, KXAN, an Austin-based news […]