"But I can't believe someone receiving that level of constant care wasn't recognized as being pregnant prior to the time she delivered". "Trust has definitely been broken", Cesena said of the Hacienda facility.
Bill Timmons, the company CEO who had been named president on January 1, tendered his immediate resignation this week, spokesman David Leibowitz said in a statement.
"This woman has been here for 10 years and then all of a sudden this baby is born", she said.
"Not Hacienda, '" said a woman who worked as a manager at the firm for about a decade, reported AZFamily on January 8. According to agency documents, Hacienda HealthCare later corrected facility "deficiencies" that contributed to the incident.
After the incident, she was "horrified" about his reaction and said that "by law, we are supposed to report things like that". "And we knew not to mess with that temper because people got fired", she told the news outlet, adding that some people got fired.
On Friday, KPHO-TV reported claims from sources that a woman in the facility who had been in a vegetative state after almost drowning more than a decade ago had given birth to a baby boy in December.
A week after the victim gave birth, Phoenix police have still released next to nothing about the investigation.
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"We will do everything in our power to ensure the safety of every single one of our patients and our employees", Orman said.
She said no one reported that incident exclusively out of fear, and she believes there's been other abuse throughout the years.
"I saw people disappear and never come back", she said.
A Hacienda board member says the facility "will accept nothing less than a full accounting of this absolutely horrifying situation". According to the local station's unidentified source, the facility staff had no idea the patient was pregnant until she began moaning as she went into labor.
Alejandro Benally, Chief of the San Carlos Apache Police Department said, "At this point, this matter falls under the jurisdiction of the Phoenix Police Department".
A new protocol that was reportedly put in place at the facility since the birth requires male staff needing to enter a female room to bring a female employee with them.
Hacienda HealthCare describes itself as Arizona's leading provider of specialized health care services for medically fragile and chronically ill infants, children, teens, and young adults as well as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. But one complaint from December 2013 outlines an allegation that a staff member made inappropriate sexual comments about four patients two months earlier.