Disciplinary actions are critical measures taken by the Board of Nursing Facility Administrators to uphold the integrity and standards within the nursing home administration profession. These actions are essential to safeguard the well-being and rights of elderly residents living in nursing facilities. The cases outlined above shed light on the board's commitment to ensuring that licensed administrators adhere to ethical practices and demonstrate the highest level of professionalism in their roles.
- Joe Ward,
Sioux Falls, SD
Suspension of License
Effective October 31, 2012. License reinstated May 24, 2013.
Nature of Complaint: Falsifying records and unprofessional conduct
- Robert J. Beauvais
Permanent License Revocation
Effective May 17, 2007
Nature of complaint: Fraud & Conspiracy
- Evelyn Carlson
Voluntary Surrender - Permanent action
Effective November 1, 2006
Nature of complaint: Acts of unprofessional conduct
- Kenneth E. Opp
Permanent license revocation
Effective March 7, 2005
Nature of complaint: conviction of theft, fraudulent practice, and income tax evasions, all occurring in Polk County, Iowa
- Joan Bachman
Effective May 27, 2005
Nature of complaint: Two DUI arrests
The Board of Nursing Facility Administrators takes these disciplinary actions to maintain high standards of professionalism and ensure the safety and well-being of residents in nursing facilities.