Branstad orders changes at Iowa Juvenile Home

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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed an executive order designed to improve the care of children at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo where the use of physical restraints and isolation rooms has been criticized.

Branstad's order, signed Tuesday, also establishes a five-member task force charged with recommending additional improvements and assisting in implementation.

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