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Hollywood ALF Fined $10K for Neglect

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.

ALF Reform Bills Loosen Oversight

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 […]

New Nursing Home Report Card Released

Families for Better Care published its second annual state-by-state nursing home report card and found that Texas is America’s worst nursing home state (again) while Rhode Island grabbed the top spot.

Fort Myers nursing home cited $26,000 for rat infestation

Florida officials recently slapped a Fort Myers nursing home with a $26,000 fine because the nursing home failed to treat a dangerous rat infestation. The nursing home was also placed on the state’s watch list and officials ratcheted up the facility’s inspection frequency to every six months.

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