Healthcare Facility Where Incapacitated Woman Gave Birth To Shut Down

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  • The Arizona healthcare facility where a severely disabled woman was impregnated last year will shutting down for good.
  • Hacienda HealthCare has decided to close the Phoenix location, saying it was “not sustainable” to keep it open.  Its 37 patients will be transferred to other long-term care facilities.
  • Last month, a nurse was arrested and charged with sexual assault for allegely raping and impregnating a 29-year-old woman who had been incapacitated since childhood.  Caregivers say they had no idea the woman was pregnant until she gave birth to a healthy boy in December.
  • Here’s an update on the story from