Families for Better Care today announced that two Florida nursing homes were recently added to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Special Focus Facility list—a federal watch list for nursing homes with a “history of serious quality issues.”
Fifteen years ago, Florida lawmakers passed the most aggressive nursing home reform bill in the history of the state, now those reforms are all but flat lining.
Florida lawmakers should earmark any new nursing home dollars solely for resident care and safety.
A Hollywood assisted living facility was recently fined $10,000 by the Agency for Health Care Administration after the facility neglected to properly treat a resident’s pressure sore.
A North Miami nursing home’s licensure status remains uncertain following a recent bout of alleged criminal activity by its owners.
Find out which nursing homes were fined the most for abusing and neglecting residents.
Florida regulators sanction the Miami-based nursing home after a resident was struck by a dump truck.
Comedian W.C. Fields quipped, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit.” It seems that Florida lawmakers need to field his advice as their debate over proposed assisted living reform draws to an unceremonious close. Since 2011, the Legislature has worked on hammering out a reform bill that would tighten assisted living […]
Officials with the Agency for Health Care Administration recently imposed a $2,500 state fine against the Tarpon Point Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for …
The Bluegrass State ranked #1 in nursing home fines last year. Check out what other states round out the top 10.