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FL Governor’s Holiday Order Creates “Right Conditions for Perfect Pandemic Storm” in Nursing Homes

Governor DeSantis announced last month that nursing home and assisted living residents are permitted to leave facilities and visit their loved ones over the holidays. Families for Better Care believes the governor’s well-intentioned order is dangerously misguided.   Governor DeSantis’s new nursing home holiday policy creates the right conditions for a perfect...

5 Things You Need to Know about Nursing Homes Reopening

The coronavirus has been devastating for nursing homes.  Overworked caregivers have been pushed to the brink.  Tens of thousands of residents and staff have been infected and died.  And nursing home residents have suffered six agonizing months of isolation, ripped from their families arms due to lockdown restrictions. So with all of this bad news, we’re long overdue for...

We're Getting Fleeced While COVID19 Kills Our Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

When the Coronavirus slammed onto America’s shores in late February, a Washington State nursing home became its first victim .  Dozens of residents and staff were infected and died.  Since then, families have been blocked from visiting, pleas by staff for personal protective equipment have gone unheard, and testing policies have been sloppily enacted, if at all. ...

COVID-19:  Isolated Nursing Home Residents Need Our Help!

Earlier this month, federal officials suspended all visitation to nursing homes in an effort to prevent residents, and staff, from being exposed to COVID-19. Residents are now isolated from their families and friends. But we've found a great way to help them stay connected. Families for Better Care just launched a campaign to raise money for purchasing and sending Smart Display...
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