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CONSUMER ALERT - FL: Police Investigating Reports of Rape, Sexual Assault at JAX ALF

Florida law enforcement are investigating allegations of rape, sexual assault, and other criminal activity at a North Florida assisted living facility. According to reporter Jim Piggott of WJXT , a 94-year-old woman was attacked by “a male in scrubs who threw her on to the bed and proceeded to rape her and sodomize her” at the Brookdale Senior Living on Atrium Way . ...

OUR TAKE: Resident's 'Rights" Real Threat to Nursing Home Empires

Once again, the nursing home lobbyists have strapped up their boots, donned their black hats, and rode out on their trusty steeds to make quick work of Public Enemy No 1. Just what’s this foreboding menace looming over their horizon? Why it’s none other than Proposal 88. Proposal 88, now before Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission, would brand an elderly Bill of...

Prop 88: What They're Saying

Florida's Constitution Revision Commission has a golden opportunity to reshape nursing home quality and safety for generations to come. Show your support of #PROP88 by sharing support on social media and by telling CRC commissioners to #VoteYesOnProp88 !

HO-HUM: Long-Term Care Provider Search Page Leaves Consumers Wanting More

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission finally unveiled its  Long-Term Care Provider Search page after being “unavailable” for weeks.  Here are Families for Better Care’s initial thoughts on the site’s redesign and new functionality: THE GOOD: The facility search engine is superb. Data return is crisp with facility information compiled cleanly...
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